Evolving academic library specialties

  title={Evolving academic library specialties},
  author={A. Cox and S. Corrall},
  journal={J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.},
  • A. Cox, S. Corrall
  • Published 2013
  • Computer Science
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
  • The purpose of this review is to examine the shaping of librarianship in the academic context through the literature of career specialties, with Abbott's (1988) system of professions providing an analytic framework. The specialties investigated are systems librarian, electronic resource librarian, digital librarian, institutional repository manager, clinical librarian and informationist, digital curator/research data manager, teaching librarian/information literacy educator, and information and… CONTINUE READING
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