Excerpt from Reflecting on 568 - Changing Role of the SLMC
Posted by: Elizabeth
On a related note, the use of the term "media specialist" instead of "librarian" reflects this change in the view of the role of the "library". No longer is the library merely a holding space for books, but rather a laboratory for learning, creating, and participating.
Elizabeth is a grad student at UB library sciences program. It is interesting to note that library science students across the nation are looking at how libraries and librarians are changing in today's society.