Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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The purpose of writing this paper is to explore a new additive approach to LIS education system. Library professionals can taps this golden opportunity of using Big Data Analytics to learning the key role of the data scientist in their academic programs. They need to be well versed with some acquired competencies such as domain expertise, data management, data warehousing, statisticians machine language and analytical expertise. For walking through the digital path, we need to acquire skills of data literacy for revitalizing traditional librarianship. This is a current need for library and information specialists is to be fully aware of the new “Data Dimensions” of their task, and this undeniably accounts to a new role for librarian professionals in line with the theme of this unique issue.