Whether administering events, or transitioning entire systems to new software interfaces, careful project management can help ensure a smooth success. When managing projects, the following nine areas of knowledge merit consideration:
Mindfulness of patrons' user experience, in both the physical and digital library, helps to ensure their satisfaction and future patronage. In the creation and provision of information services, information must be:
Information literacy is vital for education and social progress. Scholars and citizens alike can become inundated and misled by irrelevant and faulty information. Librarians must demonstrate and teach information literacy skills according to the standards set forth by the ALA:
Drew Smith is a reference and instruction librarian currently studying for the CompTIA A+ exams. He returned from teaching English in Seoul, South Korea in March of 2015, and inspected electrical equipment for Utility Data Contractors in Waukesha, Wisconsin while envisioning his next steps in the realm of the library.