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ERIC Number: EJ903303
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0099-1333
Contemporary Development of Academic Reference Librarianship in the United States: A 44-Year Content Analysis
Wang, Hanrong; Tang, Yingqi; Knight, Carley
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v36 n6 p489-494 Nov 2010
This study analyzes job advertisements to identify the contemporary development of academic reference librarianship in the United States. Results show that more job openings, higher educational backgrounds, more duties & responsibilities, and variety of titles were assigned to academic reference librarian positions from 1966 through 2009. (Contains 2 figures and 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Media Staff
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A