Digital Curation in the Academic Library Job Market

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Paper for the 2012 American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. This paper discusses digital curation in the academic library job market.

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Kim, Jeonghyun; Warga, Edward & Moen, William E. October 2012.

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Paper for the 2012 American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Annual Meeting. This paper discusses digital curation in the academic library job market.

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Abstract: 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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  • Seventy-Fifth Annual American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Meeting, 2012, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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Kim, Jeonghyun; Warga, Edward & Moen, William E. Digital Curation in the Academic Library Job Market, paper, October 2012; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc122170/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.