I spoke at the conference yesterday about NextGen librarians and made a conclusion that my Russian colleagues gladly call themselves modern librarians, but don't do anything to correspond to this title. they are still somewhere in the middle of the 20th century. I am totally frustrated...

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Comment by Kevin Griffith on July 1, 2008 at 3:11pm
Katerina,

Hopefully you'll eventually be able to persuade the stragglers that the rewards for changing will be worth any temporary discomfort. Let's hope so.

We've all been in your shoes, and we can definitely sympathize with your frustration. Good luck!
Comment by Katerina Yefimova on June 13, 2008 at 1:20pm
Roxann, I think that generation in professions should be measured not by the actual age of a person, but the the time of his work (or times he had come into profession) or the skills and knowledge he or she obtains.
Comment by Roxann on June 13, 2008 at 1:15pm
the 4th being milleniums? what do we call the next gen?
Comment by Roxann on June 13, 2008 at 1:14pm
our library has 4 generations
Comment by Roxann on June 6, 2008 at 10:45am
Can you define what a NextGen Librarian is?
Comment by Katerina Yefimova on June 4, 2008 at 9:36am
Kevin, I think they are unwilling, and it frustrates me much
Comment by Kevin Griffith on June 4, 2008 at 8:33am
Are they unwilling to change? Or are they unable to change?
Comment by Dayanand Kamble on May 23, 2008 at 6:44am
i completely agreed with your views, katerina
Comment by Edwin Mijnsbergen on May 18, 2008 at 4:04am
Keep on fighting, Katerina!

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