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The skills of children's librarians

The study was carried out on behalf of the Regional Library in Stockholm. The focus is on the skills required in the work with children's library activities today and for the near future.

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The study aims at deepening the knowledge about the complex competences of children’s librarians. Data comprises focus group interviews with both library staff and managers in the Stockholm region. In the analysis the children’s librarians’ profession is discussed as a typical welfare profession in a changing media landscape.