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Thursday, April 24, 2008

Reference Librarian's Moonlighting Dream

Ok, so I was reading Twitter's Blog and came across a reference to ChaCha. Check out this video for a short explanation.

Now rather than freaking out and bewailing the fate of librarians everywhere when companies are offering information "hack" services, I think this is a great opportunity for reference librarians. If you are sitting at the reference desk answering questions from people smart enough to use the library, you might as well get double paid for your time answering questions from people who are clueless about the library but have heard of ChaCha. Here's the job description for "guides".

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