Joyce Valenza has pictured an image of nowadays' library media specialist in her article at
Tech Learning TL Advisor Blog and Ed Tech Ticker Blogs from TL Blog Staff – TechLearning.com
I agree that we cannot work the same way we worked even three years ago. A significant part of our profession is to find time and energy to use technology tools to share, support, and educate. We have to learn how to employ 2.0 tools to demonstrate them to teachers and students whose tools of operations should be adequate to their needs and the demands of the modern age.
Also, as librarians who work in Near East and South Asia area, we should use those tools to collaborate and to keep our communication open. "There has been no better time" - says Joyce. "Join a Ning, start a blog, comment on someone elses, SHARE!"