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ERIC Number: ED265857
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 219
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
New Directions in Library and Information Science Education. Final Report. Volume 2.4: Special Librarian Competencies.
Griffiths, Jose-Marie; And Others
This document contains validated activities and competencies needed by librarians working in a special library. The activities and competencies are organized according to the functions which special librarians perform: acquisitions; cataloging; circulation and user services; collection maintenance; interlibrary loan; management; reference; and serials control. Within each function, competencies are grouped under the categories of Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes, and three professional levels are dealt with: entry level (0-3 years experience), mid-level (4-9 years experience), and senior level (10 or more years experience). (THC)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Center for Libraries and Education Improvement.
Authoring Institution: King Research, Inc., Rockville, MD.