What I learned about #BigData this week

The Symposium on Digital Curation in the Era of Big Data: Career Opportunities and Educational Requirements (07192012) was hosted by the National Academies of Science. In no particular order, here are the highlights and comments that grabbed my attention. Loved David Weinberger’s comment: “The value of a scientific information commons is to have your nerds […]

Interesting article today on North Carolina helping Military Spouses on Licensing

North Carolina is the 9th state to smooth the path for military spouses. The new law works to reduce barriers of entry into the workforce for military spouses across the U.S. “Under the law, military spouses trained in jobs that require professional licenses or certification, such as school teachers, registered nurses or childcare professionals, will […]

CiFL is looking for guest bloggers

Are you a Federal Librarian or otherwise involved with the Federal Information field? Share your knowledge and wisdom with fellow Federal Information professionals and job seekers at careers-in-federal-libraries.com. Possible topics include: social media in federal libraries, transitioning from a public or academic library to a federal library, resume and job advice for positions in federal […]