Quite unexpectedly, the Information Age has not provided a golden era for librarians. The de-skilling of information literacy and a decline in public funding has resulted in librarians fighting for their professionalism, knowledge and ability, as much as for their jobs. This chapter explores how libraries and librarians are using podcasts not only to fulfil an outreach function to build a community of users, but to demonstrate the value of an information professional in an age of excessive information.
|Title of host publication||Digital Dialogues and Community 2.0: After Avatars, Trolls and Puppets|
|Subtitle of host publication||After Avatars, Trolls and Puppets|
|Number of pages||26|
|Publication status||Published - 2012|