by Cari Dubiel
Info Career Trends – 3 November 2008

There are two reasons librarians should keep active in the professional community: for the benefit of our own careers, and for the benefit of the library we work for. Sometimes staying active can feel like drudgery — something we have to do — but I’ve learned that professional development can be a lot of fun. Obtaining my master’s degree was the first step on that path, and since then, I have seen professional development as a way to avoid burnout and keep my job fresh and new.

Read the whole article