Wherever you are, your work can get done today. Employer LIS trends could include more engagement in online, digital library and information services, along with more expansion in e-learning/distance learning instruction in academia. Keeping that “human-feel,” the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), suggests increasing awareness of our emotional intelligence when it comes to Virtual Reference Services (VRS).
Is the remote/virtual librarian coming around the 21st Century bend?
Ponder this, if you will;
Can we then be out of the library and still be effective at sustaining relevance and currency to our users wherever we are?
Or do we continue to stay in the library awaiting their arrival in-person or online?
How about a nice balance to both; being the human and the bot!? Do share.