"Internet is reducing need for information specialists"

Subject: "Internet is reducing need for information specialists"
From: "P.A. Gantt" <pagantt -at- POSTOFFICE -dot- WORLDNET -dot- ATT -dot- NET>
Date: Wed, 17 Dec 1997 10:52:55 -0500

Techwhirlers may be interested in these

o Do any of you consider
yourselves *Information Specialists*
as well as technical writers or communicators?

"Internet is reducing need for information specialists"


for additional discussion on changes in the information industry &
suggestions of how information specialists can add value and stay in
the game, i suggest this article:

"Paradigms Lost: The Information Industry in 1997" by Tim Miller, in
the December 1997 issue of_Information Today_


From the article:

"While it might be tempting to think that the flood of low-priced
information will displace high-value knowledge services, that is not the

case. Knowledge services, as opposed to disconnected bits of
will be the growth market of the next decade in spite of the flood of


P.A. Gantt
<mailto:pagantt -at- bigfoot -dot- com>
Electronic Media Design and Support
M.S., HRD, The University of Tennessee


"Sometimes, the most difficult things to learn
are the least complicated." -- Anonymous

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