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Sunday, June 9 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Librarians as Intelligence Analysts

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This interactive session will identify emerging roles for librarians/information professionals as intelligence analysts , open source specialists, and cyber intelligence analysts. The workshop will dissect job descriptions for IAs, compare the competencies of librarians and IAs, and explore training opportunities such as the open source specialist certificate. Reforms in the intelligence community and enhanced recognition of the value of open source/unclassified information (OSINT) can provide new opportunities for you.  Session objectives include: Sharing information about how librarians can make the transition to IAs in the intelligence community; analyzing IA job announcements, outlining differences between LIS and IA résumés, discussing analytical tradecraft associated with IAs; and highlighting opportunities for librarians/information professionals and SLA.

Presentation Handouts:
https://www.sla.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/ LibrariansIntelligenceAnalysts_Reid.pdf


Edna Reid

Intelligence Analyst, National Intelligence University

Sunday June 9, 2013 1:30pm - 3:00pm PDT
Convention Center, Room 13

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