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Joining the Western Australian Information Network (WAIN) is a must for new library technicians and librarians. The WAIN List is a good source for employment opportunities, industry knowledge and updates, and social networking with colleagues.

Do you have these traits?

  • Has the capacity to learn constantly and quickly
  • Monitors new ways of organizing and accessing resources
  • Monitors trends in technology
  • Possesses the temperament to work independently as well as work on a team
  • Has the propensity to take risks and work under pressure
  • Is service/user-oriented
  • Is skillful at enabling and fostering change
  • Has a sense of humor (most important)

Peltier-Davis, C. 2009, p. 20