No More Librarians?

Submitted byanonymous (not verified)on Tue, 01/13/2009 - 20:43
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Submitted byLee Haddenon Wed, 01/14/2009 - 12:05
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IT-centric publication The Register reports that soon there will no longer be librarians in the Scottish community of Edinburgh as they will be re-styled "audience development officers". According to the report by Lester Haines, the change in style is due to circulation functions being set for total automation and traditional roles being up-ended.