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

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Content and structure

Abstract:

Content and structure of a course of education for digital librarians are considered here. Some key areas include human information behaviour; knowledge creation; language, linguistics and semiotics; critical information literacy and information evaluation and technology. The level, structure and length of such programmes are discussed.

Key words

course content and structure

education

digital librarians

human information behaviour

knowledge creation

linguistics

critical information literacy

information evaluation

Substance and speculation

Because of the complexity of digital libraries and digital library projects, professional education programmes for digital librarians are difficult to describe at this ...

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