Digital Curation in the Academic Library Job Market

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With the increasingly important role librarians play in the fast-paced and data-intensive digital curation movement, there is a need to identify the qualifications and responsibilities expected by employers. An investigation of 110 recent job advertisements was conducted to identify competencies required of individuals working in the digital curation field. The job ads analysis serves as an important indicator of the emerging requirements for a qualified workforce in the field of digital curation in the academic library job market.

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Creation Date: October 2012
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UNT College of Information
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UNT Scholarly Works
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Kim, Jeonghyun

University of North Texas

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Warga, Edward

University of North Texas

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Moen, William E.

University of North Texas

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  • Creation: October 2012
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With the increasingly important role librarians play in the fast-paced and data-intensive digital curation movement, there is a need to identify the qualifications and responsibilities expected by employers. An investigation of 110 recent job advertisements was conducted to identify competencies required of individuals working in the digital curation field. The job ads analysis serves as an important indicator of the emerging requirements for a qualified workforce in the field of digital curation in the academic library job market.

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Keyword(s): digital curation | job advertisements | academic libraries | content analysis
Source: Seventy-Fifth Annual American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Meeting, 2012, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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UNT College of Information
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