Chapter 5

On the Job

Copyright Librarianship at Work

Abstract

Using the job title of “copyright librarian” as a starting point, the focus of this chapter is to look at the growing number and range of job opportunities available for information professionals with a specialized set of skills. What roles, responsibilities, and qualifications are required for copyright librarians or specialists? What skills, background, education, or training is needed to work as a copyright librarian?

Keywords

Association of Research Libraries (ARL); Copyright librarian; Employment; Job; Position descriptions; Scholarly communications; Specialist

5.1. Introduction

In early 2015, the following posting appeared in Vitae, an online career resource for faculty and administrators ...

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