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margaret e parks maparks at indiana.edu
Fri Nov 15 11:50:21 EST 1996

Why does a person interested in doing research need a portfolio? 

On Fri, 15 Nov 1996, Thom Gillespie wrote:

> On Thu, 14 Nov 1996, Frances D. Aley wrote:
> > If the tech job market is, in fact, getting tight, might it not behoove
> > the hiring folk to recognize that there are some of us out there with
> > MLSs who are in fact equally qualified for much much more than
> > "librarian"?
> This has to do with the 'librarian' more than the hiring folks. You have 
> to believe in yourself, what have done, and what you can do. Can't rest 
> on a degree because it is useless. Almost no one is looking for a degree, 
> they are looking for skills and experiences.
> I have lots of students in corporate settings, webmastering, designing, 
> librarianing, etc. They get their jobs because of skills, experience, and 
> portfolios.
> Thoughts?
> --Thom

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