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March 16–19, 2014

Austin, Texas

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Practitioner Perspectives of the Core Competencies for Electronic Resource Librarians: Preliminary Results of a Qualitative Study

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 9:20 AM–10:05 AM CDT
Room 203
Conference Track

1. Managing e-Resources & Licensing


Core Competencies, Qualitative Research

Learning Objectives

To better understand the development and evoltion of professional core competencies

To better understand how electronic resource librarians understand and articulate the work they do


 In this presentation, I will discuss the preliminary results from research that compares the practitioner’s perspective of core competencies for the electronic resource librarian with the Core Competencies for Electronic Resource Librarians adopted in July of 2013 by the North American Serials Group (NASIG).


Sheri Ross, St Catherine University