POST: What’s in a Digital Archivist’s Toolset?

Jackie Dooley (OCLC Research) has written a series of posts looking at the current landscape of job ads and requirements for digital archivist positions. “What’s in a Digital Archivist’s Toolset?” summarizes both the technical and non-technical skills required in the most recent listings. Dooley has compiledĀ the “well-worded statements” that she encountered, noting:

The range of technical requirements being required is becoming both long and very specific, reflecting both the rising sophistication of the field and institutionsā€™ growing understanding of needs.


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