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21:00 Mar 29, 2004
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers: Systems, Networks / bibliotechnology
English term or phrase: Shifted Librarian
Someone who works to make libraries more portable to meet users’ information needs in their world (Jenny Levine coined this term).

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3bibliotecario portátilsileugenia



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shifted librarian
bibliotecario portátil

Hola, Nicolás. Fijáte la explicación que figura abajo y que aparece en el sitio web de referencia. Ahí da una explicación de lo que es un shifted librarian. POr eso se me ocurrió la opción que te sugiero.

"To my mind, the biggest difference is that they expect information to come to them, whether it's via the Web, email, cell phone, online chat, whatever. And given the tip of the iceberg of technology we're seeing, it's going to have a big impact on how they expect to receive library services, which means librarians have to start adjusting now. I call that adjustment "shifting" because I think you have to start meeting these kids' information needs in their world, not yours. The library has to become more portable or "shifted."

Therefore, a "shifted librarian" is someone who is working to make libraries more portable. We're experimenting with new methods, even if we find out they don't work as well as we thought they would. Sometimes, we're waiting for our colleagues, our bosses, and even the kids to catch up, but we're still out there trying. And please don't think I don't love books and print, because I do. No amount of technology will ever replace them, and libraries will always be a haven for books. It's the extras that I'm concentrating on, especially as we try to serve our remote patrons."

    Reference: http://theshiftedlibrarian.com/stories/2002/01/19/whatIsAShi...
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biblioticari@ cibern¨¦tic@

para servir las necesitades de informaci¨®n de los usuarios en su propio mundo

(Del fr. cybern¨¦tique, este del ingl. cybernetics, y este del gr. ¦Ê¦Ô¦Â¦Å¦Ñ¦Í¦Ç¦Ó¦É¦Êή, arte de gobernar una nave).
1. f. Estudio de las analog¨ªas entre los sistemas de control y comunicaci¨®n de los seres vivos y los de las m¨¢quinas; y en particular, el de las aplicaciones de los mecanismos de regulaci¨®n biol¨®gica a la tecnolog¨ªa.

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