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ER&L 2015

February 22–25, 2015

Austin, Texas

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(How) Have the Core Competencies for Electronic Resources Librarians Influenced the Position?

Monday, February 23, 2015 at 2:15 PM–2:30 PM CST
Room 204
Conference Track

3. Organizational Strategies


: Electronic resources librarians, qualifications and responsibilities, Core Competencies for Electronic Resources Librarians

Learning Objectives

understand how the profession and role of electronic resources librarians is changing, have obtained a perspective for reflecting on what those changes might mean for the organizations of which they are a part.


Learn about preliminary results of research undertaken to answer the question how have the Core Competencies for Electronic Resource Librarians, adopted in July 2013 by NASIG,  affected the qualifications for and responsibilities of electronic resources librarians as they are depicted in job ads posted between 2012 and 2014.


Dr Sarah Sutton, Emporia State University School of Library and Information Science