Human Resource Development
Professional competencies are required to provide effective services to users. In the present era of Internet, we have to equip ourselves with technological competencies in addition to traditional ones. Following are few resources brought out by different libraries, professionals and associations. Please go through the links for further information.
- Competencies of Law Librarianship
- Competencies for Librarians serving Young Adults [pdf]
- Core Competencies for Excellence: Reference Librarian
- Core Competencies for Law Library Support Staff
- Core Competencies for Librarians
- Core Competencies for Libraries and Library Staff: A chapter by Beth McNeil and Joan Giesecke [pdf]
- E-Competencies for Librarians
- Equity of Access: Competencies for Librarians by Anna Olson provides links to many more librarians competencies resources.
- Federal Librarians in the 21st Century: Changing Roles in the Electronic Age: Summary Report on Conference Proceedings
- Liscareer.com offers career development resources for new librarians and information professionals, MLS students and those considering a library-related career. The site features practical
articles contributed by information professionals, along with links to online and print resources.
- Professional Competencies for Reference and User Services Librarians: ALA/RUSA Reference guidelines
- Shaping The Future: ASERL's Competencies For Research Librarians
- Technology Competencies for Library Staff by Oakland Public Library
- The School Librarian's Role in the Electronic Age: An article by Carol Simpson
- The Top Ten Things a new Sci/Tech Librarian Should Know: Developing Core Competencies: Conference report by Victoria S. Mitchell