A while back (5-6 years ago?) digital badging for learning was the new hotness, and I was pretty excited about digital badge credentials. Quite a few companies rushed to join this goldrush offering online platforms for credentialing, but it seems like the dust is settling. With 2019 gone, one of these providers (and won't you know, it's the one I used for the classes I teach) is
I too am a Librarian!
No, I don’t have an MLIS, but does it matter? I know that this comment might inflame some people, especially MLS-holding librarians, but my response is ‘m-eh’. (No I am not trying to be a fire starter, I am just a little irked)I have been following the comments on the Liminal Librarian’s blog (which I like by the way and I subscribe to). There are two blog posts, one entitled “if it quacks
The future of librarianship
Every now and again I look at the Massachusetts Bay Library Commissioners website to see what new and exciting librarian jobs there are. I don’t have an MLIS (Master’s of Library & Information Science) degree, but that does not deter me, since there are jobs that don’t require the degree.Many library jobs do require an MLIS degree though, jobs that I would not have thought needed an MLIS