Dinosaur or dynamo? The future for the subject specialist reference librarian

@inproceedings{Rodwell2001DinosaurOD,
  title={Dinosaur or dynamo? The future for the subject specialist reference librarian},
  author={John Rodwell},
  year={2001}
}
Whether a reference librarian needs a good subject background to provide a quality service, or can rely upon generic professional skills, is an old debate. However it is sharpened once again by the emerging changes in reference services in the digital environment, in particular sophisticated end‐user access to information resources. Already in recent years subject expertise, which is not the same as subject knowledge, has been somewhat overshadowed in the recruitment and training of librarians… CONTINUE READING

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