Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Open mic chat

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Open mic #medlibs chat
July 24, 2014
9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific

What's on your mind regarding our field? Join #medlibs lead moderator Nikki Dettmar (@eagledawg) on Twitter Thursday at 9pm Eastern/6pm Pacific time.  Never participated in a Twitter hashtag chat or #medlibs chat before? Check out this overview and come on in, we are a supportive community and especially welcome students and newcomers.

I'm thinking about our current continuing education opportunities in the field and if they're matching what we need in light of what Meredith Farkas wrote today in On tenure, after three years on the tenure track. What would help?

Librarians get little education in research design and then are told they must do research to keep their jobs. If we can barely find the time to do our scholarship, is it any wonder that we don’t have time to become good researchers?

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