Friday, October 11, 2013

Librarians: Will They Evolve or Go Extinct? has an article: 12 Jobs on the Brink: Will They Evolve or Go Extinct? The subtitle: Find Out If Your Job is on the Endangered Occupations List.

First up: Librarian: Shelved or renewed?

Verdict: Evolved. Although virtual media and the Internet search deleted the Dewey decimal system, people still enjoy reading books the old-fashioned way and appreciate research help. The new librarian is a digital archivist, savvy with searches, keywords and helpful websites.

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