Newsmaker: Kathleen Shearer | American Libraries Magazine
Use the link to access the interview introduced as follows: "In August 2013, the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR), the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), and two other groups launched a Joint Task Force on Librarians’ Competencies in Support of E-Research and Scholarly Communication. Its first task will be to identify expertise and skill sets that academic librarians will need for expanded roles in e-research, repository management, and scholarly communication. The task force plans to issue a preliminary report in spring 2014. Meanwhile, American Libraries caught up with COAR Executive Director Kathleen Shearer to find out more about the project ..."