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Core Competencies for Libraries and Library Staff
Staff Development: A Practical Guide (2001)
  • Beth McNeil, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Declining financial support and the explosion of new technologies and information resources have led library directors and leaders in the library field to rethink choices about services that libraries can and should provide. Considering these choices, library administrators are forced to carefully evaluate how adequately prepared library staff are to support new and changing services. Libraries, like all other institutions, must change. They must adapt to the changing environment and proactively prepare for the future. One step in the preparation for the future is the identification and development of core competencies for library staff.
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Elizabeth Fuseler Avery, Terry Dahlin, and Deborah A. Carver
American Library Association
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Copyright 2001 American Library Association
Citation Information
Beth McNeil. "Core Competencies for Libraries and Library Staff" 3ChicagoStaff Development: A Practical Guide (2001)
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