Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Master List of Competencies for Information Professionals

The website Librarianship.ca has compiled a list of Competencies for Information Professionals developed by associations and other professional bodies.

The list breaks down into the following categories:
  • General
  • Academic Librarianship
  • Archives
  • Art Librarianship 
  • Assessment
  • Children and Youth Librarianship
  • Collections Management
  • Data Management
  • Government Librarianship
  • Health and Medical Librarianship
  • Information / Document / Records Management
  • Law Librarianship
  • Library Technicians
  • Map Librarianship
  • Metadata and Cataloguing
  • Music Librarianship
  • Reference and Information Services
  • Scholarly Communications
  • School Librarianship
The Canadian Association of Law Libraries in recent years has prepared two documents on so-called Professional Development Pathways:
  • Implementing CALL/ACBD Professional Development Pathways: "The Canadian Association of Law Libraries, through the Professional Development Committee, will make best efforts to provide a broad array of professional development opportunities that are designed to build members’ knowledge and skill in the following areas:
    • Collection Development, Cataloguing, Metadata and Information Organization
    • Information Technology 
    • Instruction 
    • Knowledge Management 
    • Leadership, Management and Professionalism 
    • Reference and Research Services 
    • Substantive Law"
  • CALL/ACBD Professional Development Pathways (list of competencies)

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