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An interview with Sheila Corrall: Interview by Margaret Adolphus

Corrall, Sheila (2008) An interview with Sheila Corrall: Interview by Margaret Adolphus.

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Contribution to a website series of Information Management Guru Interviews, where “leading industry and subject specialists share their experiences and opinions with Emerald.” Outlines the career background of the interviewee and discusses her views on various issues facing the library and information profession, with reference to current research in the field by herself and others. Topics covered include the changing role of librarians in the Web 2.0 environment, and the skills needed in hybrid professional roles; strategic aspects of information literacy development; strategic management of a department of information studies; the transition by the interviewee from a senior administrative role to an academic position as a university professor; the involvement of librarians in e-learning, particularly their contributions to virtual learning environments/course management systems; leadership issues in the library profession; and the value of the core skills of library and information professionals in preparing practitioners for varied and rewarding career paths.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Corrall, Sheilascorrall@pitt.eduSCORRALL
ContributionContributors NameEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Date: November 2008
Date Type: Publication
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Publisher: Emerald Group
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: School of Information Sciences > Library and Information Science
Refereed: No
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Article Type: Research Article
Additional Information: e-Learning, Hybrid professionals, Information literacy, Information professionals, Leadership development, Strategic management
Date Deposited: 21 May 2015 14:59
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2017 04:59


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