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I realize this is probably off-topic and not of general interest, sorry.
I was just perusing the vacancy announcement for "Informationists" AKA
technical information specialists to staff the NIH library. It states
that the positions require persons "highly trained in both biomedicine
and information science" (as described in the famous article on medical
informationists) and then at the end of that paragraph it states:
"Training to supplement information science knowledge *and experience*
[emphasis mine, ST] will be provided to applicants who meet the clinical
or biological science qualifications."

How nice of them to offer to "train" some medical/bioresearch folk in
information science so they can become...librarians. Experienced ones,
at that.


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Sheila Thomas, Director of Information Services
Hopkins Population Center - JHU
Baltimore, Maryland
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