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Manzuch Digital Curators Lida

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    • Towards a framework for education and training of digital curators Zinaida Manžuch Institute of Library and Information Science, Vilnius University LIDA 2008, Dubrovnik, 4 June
    • Aims and outline
      • Urgent demand for educating digital curators
      • Aim: to determine the main priorities for education and training of digital curators (DC)
      • Topics discussed:
        • Digital curation concept & current landscape
        • Structure and teaching priorities in DC education
        • Conceptual model of DC education and training
      • Based on:
        • DigitalPreservationEurope findings (see http:// www.digitalpreservationeurope.eu / )
        • Experience in LIS Education in Europe
    • Digital curation concept
      • Digital curation – extending life-cycle of digital documents – born-digital and digitised
      • Changes:
        • Dependency on technology obsolescence, complex and dynamic structure of digital documents
        • Covers all cycle of resource management activities (curation)
        • Preservation of accessibility
    • Digital curation landscape
    • Structuring the content of DC education & training
      • The need for unifying principle: danger of fragmentation
      • Proper mix of social, cultural, organizational and technological aspects of DC
      • Integration of DC into broader context of archival, library and museum (ALM) activities
      • Interchange of knowledge in ALM sector
    • Some pre-requisites for DC structuring priorities
      • The scope of current DC training events
    • Teaching priorities for DC education and training
      • Learning objectives - educating professional capable:
        • to work in fluid environments
        • to cope with ambiguous situations
      • New vision for competency
      • Balance between research and practice
    • Conceptual model of DC education & training Higher Education Vocational training Conceptual knowledge Operational knowledge Technical skills
    • Conclusions
      • Digital curators – educators and consultants of diverse communities
      • DC should rely on knowledge base of archivistics, LIS and museology
      • DC is a reflective professional
      • DC education provides a proper mix of “know how” and “know why”
      • DC is oriented to problem-based learning
    • Thank you for attention!
      • Zinaida Manžuch
      • [email_address]
      • Institute of Library and Information Science
      • Faculty of Communication
      • Vilnius University