This document describes core competencies for serials and electronic resources librarians. It provides librarian educators with a basis for developing curriculum with a specialized focus. Employers might use the Competencies as a basis for describing these specialized positions and to establish criteria upon which to evaluate the performance of those who hold them. It is based on research conducted by the Core Competencies Task Force and complements ALA's Core Competences for Librarianship.
This document supplements the Core Competencies for Electronic Resources Librarians by describing additional competencies required for managing physical format serials. It is based on research conducted by the Core Competencies Task Force.