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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.

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1 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

2 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/) http://www.digitalpreservationeurope.eu/ –Experience in LIS Education in Europe

3 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

4 Digital curation landscape

5 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

6 Some pre-requisites for DC structuring priorities The scope of current DC training events

7 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

8 Conceptual model of DC education & training Higher Education Vocational training Conceptual knowledge Operational knowledge Technical skills

9 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

10 Thank you for attention! Zinaida Manžuch zinaida.manzuch@mb.vu.lt Institute of Library and Information Science Faculty of Communication Vilnius University


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