대학도서관 서비스의 전문화 추세, 주제 분야별, 직능별 도서관의 본격적인 출범에 따라 해당 분야의 주제전문 지식과 실무를 겸비한 주제전문사서의 교육과 자격에 대한 제도화의 필요성이 본격적으로 제기되고 있는 실정이다. 이에 본 연구에서는 국내 도서관 현장의 주제전문서비스 실태를 조사하고 전담인력의 교육배경 및 직무경력 등 현황분석을 실시하여 주제전문사서의 인력수급 및 수요전망을 분석하며, 나아가 국내실정에 부합하는 자격제도 운영방안을 모색하고자 하였다.
Recently in Korea, the need has increased for the systematization of the qualifications of subject specialist librarians who have both knowledge and work experience on specific subject. The purpose of this study is to analyze the domestic situation of subject special library services as well as the education backgrounds or work experience of current subject librarians in Korea. At the end, the study attempts to suggest an appropriate framework for the qualification system establishment and operation in Korea based on the supply and demand analysis of domestic subject specialist librarians.
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