Blending librarianship with research and pedagogy

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Whilst vocational postgraduate qualifi cations have been the norm in
librarianship for many years, postgraduate study has become increasingly
common for many career choices over the past decade or two, and it is
not particularly unusual for librarians to possess further taught or research
postgraduate degrees. However, at least in the United Kingdom, librarians
simultaneously engaged in postdoctoral research are perhaps a little thinner
on the ground. I contend that the combination of librarianship with research is
benefi cial both on a personal level and to the library and institution, but that


Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
JournalSconul Focus
Publication statusPublished or Performed - Jul 2017

Author keywords

  • Librarianship, Research, Pedagogy