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BIG DATA: A Big Opportunity for Librarians
Online - Medford
Subjects: United States; Communications & information management
Author: Gordon-Murnane, Laura
Date: Sep/Oct 2012
Start Page: 30
Pages: 5
Abstract (Document Summary)

Big Data is a big deal, and it is a big opportunity for librarians and information professionals to play a role in the Big Data universe. Librarians have the skills, the knowledge, and the service mentality to help businesses, governments, universities, and nonprofits capitalize on all that Big Data has to offer. Recognizing that you need to make "data-driven decision-making" the foundation of your company and actually making it happen are two different things. That's the second reason why librarians need to be engaged in Big Data. Here's the third reason that librarians and information professionals need to be involved in Big Data. Librarians bring to the table a whole range of skills and tools that address the very problems executives have identified as those that keep them up at night. Librarians are essential knowledge workers. To continue to demonstrate their value, they need to embrace all opportunities.

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