Exploring a categorization of main competencies for digital librarians

Machin-Mastromatteo, Juan-Daniel Exploring a categorization of main competencies for digital librarians., 2009 (In Press) [Report]

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This brief essay is concerned with the main topic “Job Analysis in a Digital Library Context” and its purpose is to explore some of the competencies that digital librarians must have to successfully work in a digital library context. The competencies explored are categorized under the headings of information management competencies, technological competencies, information literacy related competencies, and interpersonal competencies.

Item type: Report
Keywords: digital librarians, skills, competencies, job description
Subjects: F. Management.
F. Management. > FE. Personnel management.
G. Industry, profession and education.
G. Industry, profession and education. > GE. Staff.
Depositing user: Juan-Daniel Machin-Mastromatteo
Date deposited: 27 Feb 2012
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:21
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/16640

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