Wisconsin Library must change to fit needs, budget

Jess sent over more From Wisconsin. Gina Cornell, president of the Marathon County Public Library Board of Trustees, Says We Got It All Wrong, those other stories seem to reflect a lack of information and, in some cases, outright misinformation. In actuality, the existing MLS, librarian positions were eliminated, and four new MLS positions were created.

For example, the reduced amount of work requiring a master's degree is a direct result of increased electronic access to information they previously provided. In 2007, only about 57 percent of the reference (complex) questions from the past year were handled at the Adult Reference Desk. This seems to be a trend based on increasing access to the Internet. This movement is taking place all over the country, causing many libraries to re-examine and restructure how information services are being provided by library staff.