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SILVERA ITURRIOZ, Claudia. Librarians in the information society. ACIMED [online]. 2005, vol.13, n.3, pp. 1-1. ISSN 1024-9435.
The changes generated by new info technologies in the field of libraries, as well as, the new functions adopted by the specialists to adapt themselves to the information society, are described. The significance of permanent education and of the informational literacy campaign to transform users into active receivers of the new media is stressed. The introduction of norms for the acquisition of an informational literacy, as well as the need for the creation of national information policies to achieve better opportunities in the equitable development of citizens, are dealt with.
Keywords : Information Society,; information users; communication media; information services; librarians; user's training.