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The Myth and Magic of Library Systems by Keith J. Kelley

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Building an IT staff

Abstract

In this chapter, the various specialized roles of the positions which make up a library IT department are explained. Each position has strengths and skills which may be able to be utilized in other ways by combining roles among qualified personnel. The skills best suited for automation and enterprise computing and desktop management are outlined. The advantages of having a UNIX administrator are highlighted, along with other recommendations on which skills are desired in a strong IT leader. Cloud services are becoming the standard and their structure is explained. Job postings must be crafted in a way that narrows down your applicants without excluding perfect candidates. Some tips are ...

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