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Author Stanton, Jeffrey M., 1961-

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

Imprint Medford, N.J. : Information Today, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xv, 240 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject 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.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Guzman, Indira R., 1967-
Stam, Kathryn R., 1966-
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 1573874019
9781573879125 (e-book)

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