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Exploring Education for Digital Librarians by Anna Maria Tammaro, Sue Myburgh

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Previous research on education for DLs

Abstract:

A literature review of the research done to date on education for digital librarians.

Key words

education

literature review

digital libraries

digital librarians

The perplexed state of education for information work

What information work is, and how the discipline/profession fits into the academy, are questions that cannot be answered with any degree of certainty or clarity, it would seem. There is little doubt that educating digital librarians for both the present and future adds another level of complexity to this unresolved problem. DLs themselves involve a multiplicity of converging and developing technologies, all of which affect the creation, content, representation, organisation, ...

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