Building the STEM librarian skill set: an exploratory study to identify skills for STEM librarians

Lisa G. Dunn, Brianna B. Buljung, Emily Bongiovanni & Joseph R. Kraus
Subject specialist positions in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) often emphasize an understanding of the subject as well as knowledge of librarianship. Masters of Library Science (MLS) students and newly graduated librarians without formal STEM backgrounds can find it difficult to gain the skills or experience desired for these positions. The authors are designing a certification program curriculum to supplement the formal MLS curriculum. The goal of the program is to better equip MLS...

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  • 2021

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