- Title Pages
- The Field Guide Online
2They Named the Building after Us
3The Mission of Librarians
10What Is a Library?
11Saving Money and the World
12A Platform for Knowledge Development
13Fitting Knowledge in a Box
17Engines of Advancement
- Excursus: From Mission to Missionary
- Facilitating New Librarianship Learning
- Observations from the Field
- FAQs (Frequently Argued Questions)
- Discussion Points
- Additional Reading
- (p.73) 8 Librarians
- The New Librarianship Field Guide
R. David Lankes
- The MIT Press
Librarians are principled professionals engaged with their communities in transformative social engagement. Types of librarian preparation are discussed (librarian by education, by title, and by spirit) as well as an overview of the Salzburg Curriculum is presented. Competencies for librarians are discussed: transformative social engagement; technology; asset management; cultural skills; knowledge, learning, and innovation; and management for participation.
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