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Is this Racism?

As a profession, we pride ourselves on a commitment to diversity of opinion and to diversity in the workplace. But are there schisms? A beleaguered young professional contacted me last week. She has an MLIS degree from Iran. She cannot get an interview… not even for a clerk, technician or on-call position. She has been […]

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One Way to Improve Professional Education?

MLIS education is changing. As a result, it’s fair to ask what, exactly, students now are learning. For one thing, there are far more institutions in the game. Nearly 65 accredited library schools in North America now grant MLIS degrees, a huge expansion of an industry that began a century ago. There’s no mystery why. […]

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