Monday, December 13, 2004

Can't Trump a Librarian

This has been pretty widely posted, so hopefully you've already seen it by now, but just in case you haven't, check out: "A Billion Dollar IPO for John Hopkins" by John Hopkins President William R. Brody. It's too good to miss.

At the conclusion, Brody writes:

Massive information overload is placing librarians in an ever more important role as human search engines. They are trained and gifted at ferreting out and vetting the key resource material when you need it. Today's technology is spectacular — but it can't always trump a skilled human

Have you hugged your librarian today?

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