The evolution of the information professional: Thoughts on innovation in “librarianship” and practical solutions for future candidates from IVA

  • Lisa Sutherland Master Student IVA
  • Lorna Wildgaard Post doc IVA


The original organiser behind DST4L – Chris Erdmann – believes that librarians possess basic skills that, in combination with stronger IT skills and analytical skills, could become an extremely powerful data scientist librarian profile. How does that reflect in the minds of a student and teacher from the Royal School of Library and Information Science (IVA)?