This document describes core competencies for serials and electronic resources librarians. It provides librarian educators with a basis for developing curriculum with a specialized focus. Employers might use the Competencies as a basis for describing these specialized positions and to establish criteria upon which to evaluate the performance of those who hold them. It is based on research conducted by the Core Competencies Task Force and complements ALA's Core Competences for Librarianship.
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Approved and adopted by the NASIG Executive Board, July 22, 2013
Revised with minor edits by CEC, January 26, 2016
Revised with minor edits by CEC, January 2, 2019
Revised for correction to author omission by CEC, April 5, 2021
This document supplements the Core Competencies for Electronic Resources Librarians by describing additional competencies required for managing physical format serials. It is based on research conducted by the Core Competencies Task Force.
Revised with minor edits by CEC, April 25, 2016Core Competencies for Scholarly Communication Librarians