A framework of the transferable skills of information professionals

Jane Farmer, Fiona Campbell, Kay Wilson, Dorothy Williams


The experience of the career development and planning seminars suggested that a project that aimed to identify a framework of the transferable skills of information professionals, was topical and recognized by a wide range of practitioners as being needed. The British Library have
acknowledged this need by funding a project for 15 months from January 1996. The following article outlines some of the background and the methodology to be used in the project.


information professionals; career development and planning; career enhancement; health science librarians; recognition; skills; experience; training; tool; appraisal; transferable skills; framework;

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.29173/lirg397

CILIP Registered Charity no 313014

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