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Information nation [electronic resource] : education and careers in the emerging information professions / Jeffrey M. Stanton, Indira R. Guzman, and Kathryn R. Stam.

By: Stanton, Jeffrey M, 1961-.
Contributor(s): Guzman, Indira R, 1967- | Stam, Kathryn R, 1966-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Medford, N.J. : Information Today, c2010Description: 1 online resource (xv, 240 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781573879125 (electronic bk.); 1573879126 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Information science -- Study and teaching (Higher) | Information scientists -- Training of | Information science -- Vocational guidance | Information science -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States | Information scientists -- Training of -- United States | Information science -- Vocational guidance -- United States | Information technology -- Study and teaching (Higher) | Information technology -- Vocational guidance | Library education | Library science -- Vocational guidance | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Library & Information Science / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Information nation.DDC classification: 020.71/1 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Wanted : information professionals -- Information wants to be disorganized -- Doctor, lawyer, scientist, chief : every profession depends on information -- Horseshoes to biofuels : why technology development gets easier all the time -- Where's my job? How outsourcing and offshoring change industries -- The student perspective on the information field -- Barriers and challenges : the student perspective -- The workplace perspective on the information field -- Barriers and challenges : the workplace perspective -- Stereotypes, culture, and the information professions -- Cyberinfrastructure : a long word for the future of information technology -- The original information professionals -- To iSchool or not to iSchool -- Where have all the students gone? Diversity and recruitment challenges in the information professions -- What's next.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Wanted : information professionals -- Information wants to be disorganized -- Doctor, lawyer, scientist, chief : every profession depends on information -- Horseshoes to biofuels : why technology development gets easier all the time -- Where's my job? How outsourcing and offshoring change industries -- The student perspective on the information field -- Barriers and challenges : the student perspective -- The workplace perspective on the information field -- Barriers and challenges : the workplace perspective -- Stereotypes, culture, and the information professions -- Cyberinfrastructure : a long word for the future of information technology -- The original information professionals -- To iSchool or not to iSchool -- Where have all the students gone? Diversity and recruitment challenges in the information professions -- What's next.

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