Posted by: bluesyemre | May 1, 2016

Top Skills for Tomorrow’s #Librarians


LibraryJournal reached out to academic and public library directors and other thought leaders nationwide to find out what new skills they expect to need in librarians in the next 20 years. The 11 listed below emerged as the essentials. Not complete departures, rather they build on trends already in evidence.

  • Advocacy/Politics
  • Collaboration
  • Communication/People Skills
  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Critical Thinking
  • Data Analysis
  • Flexibility
  • Leadership
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Technological Expertise

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