Publication Date

4-12-2013

Description

One of the most exciting and important conversations within the academic library community is the evolving role of the library in colleges and universities. Among the many scenarios that have been discussed in recent years, one constant is the continuing need for library personnel who can successfully provide information resources to members of the learning and research communities. What are the skills that current and future library professionals will need to be successful in the 21st century academic library? How will organizations recruit, retain and develop the people they need to remain vital?

- Emily Stenberg, Digital Publishing & Preservation Librarian

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Disciplines

Human Resources Management | Library and Information Science | Work, Economy and Organizations

Keywords

library recruitment

Comments

Presented at ACRL 2013, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 12, 2013.

Panel: Melissa Laning, University of Louisville; Emily Stenberg, Washington University in St. Louis; John Lehner, University of Houston; and Pat Hawthorne, Emory University

Speaker notes from Melissa Laning and a list of references are included as supplemental files.

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acrl2013_innovators.pdf

Innovators Needed: Workforce Development in the 21st Century

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