Title Digital Curator Vocational Education Europe
Project Number 510023-2010-LLP-UK-LNW
Product Report on DigCurV survey of sector training needs
Title Report on DigCurV survey of sector training needs
Marketing Text DigCurV is establishing a network to extend vocational training for digital curators in the library, archives, museums and cultural activities sector. The project addresses the availability of training for staff to develop the skills needed for the long-term management of digital collections which are being built up by cultural institutions. New jobs are emerging for digital curators but there is evidence of employers facing recruitment difficulties due to skills shortages, and of demand from staff and employers for vocational training to develop new skills in this field. This report will present the findings of an analytical survey of training needs within the sector.
Description An analytical report presenting the findings of the stakeholder survey of needs for training in digital curation within the cultural sector.
Educators and trainers specialising in digital curation and digital preservation.
Digital curators, Digital archivists, Digital preservation specialists, Digital library specialists, curators, archivists, librarians.
Managers working in archives, libraries and museums.
Result Qualitative survey of sector training needs.
Area of application To inform the development of the DigCurV curriculum framework; to inform policy makers, educators and trainers working in the field about training needs for digital curation in the sector.