ALIA LIS education, skills and employment trend report 2014

Creator
Australian Library and Information Association
Description

This report gives educators, employers and students greater clarity about the education and employment landscape in Australia in 2014.  In 2014, there were 26 institutions delivering 39 ALIA accredited courses around Australia. There were approximately 4,800 students studying for an LIS qualification every year, 25% through higher education, 75% through VET. LIS workers were significantly older, with the median age between six and 10 years higher, compared with all occupations. In the last five years, there has been a 22.5% drop in the number of Librarian positions in the workforce. The core skills, knowledge and attributes required by library and information professionals are evolving.

Publisher
Canberra : Australian Library and Information Association
Contributor
ALIA Futures
Date
2014
Type
Format
Language
en
Coverage
Australia
Rights
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