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Librarian/Info Pro Skills Needed

  • 1.  Librarian/Info Pro Skills Needed

    Posted 04-01-2023 12:39

    Colleagues,  If there was ever a problem where librarian/info pro skills are needed it would be hard to imagine.  Read the article and think how librarians might help in solving the situations raised by these three Army Reservists.  What do you think?

    Modern War Institute at West Point: Find It, Vet It, Share It: The US Government's Open-Source Intelligence Problem And How To Fix It. "Throughout this process we routinely faced challenges in maximizing the value of open-source information. More specifically, we encountered problems in three areas: collection, vetting and analysis, and sharing content. We attempted several methods to address these deficiencies, with varying degrees of success, but our experiences laid bare a fundamental truth: better solutions are required to ensure US and ally information warfare capabilities are prepared for future crises."

    Source:   Research Buzz, Mar 24, 2023

    Sharon Lenius
    [Federal Librarian - Retired]
    'Tolle Lege!' ('Take up and read')