Overview of content related to 'software' http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/taxonomy/term/17/all?article-type=&term=&organisation=&project=&author=eric%20jukes&issue= RSS feed with Ariadne content related to specified tag en Book Review: The Accidental Systems Librarian http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/jukes-rvw <div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser-article"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="/issue37/jukes-rvw#author1">Eric Jukes</a> takes a look at the strengths and weaknesses of another book in the 'Accidental' series.</p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Surprisingly, it appears to be a fact that many people involved in systems work in libraries have fallen into the position accidentally. At least, this seems to be the case in America. The author of The Accidental Systems Librarian believes that "anyone with a solid foundation in the practices and principles of librarianship and a willingness to confront changing technology can serve effectively in a library technology position" without any formal computer training. I declare straight away that I am a sceptic!</p> <p><a href="http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue37/jukes-rvw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> issue37 review eric jukes barnet and southgate college microsoft cataloguing copyright data digitisation library management systems open source research software url Thu, 30 Oct 2003 00:00:00 +0000 editor 1644 at http://www.ariadne.ac.uk