Manage digital library projects as the vector training of library staff


Ivina Karina Vladimirovna

Director of scientific library, associate Professor of management Department of digital resources of libraries, museums, archives
State University of management

Zhegulskaia Iuliia Vladimirovna

associate Professor of management Department of digital resources of libraries, museums, archives
State University of management

The era of digitalization of culture and education, continually updating the skills requirements of library staff, especially managers in library and information field. In 2018, the rector of the State University of management, I. V., Lobanov was initiated to develop an educational program for management training libraries. The purpose of the master's program "Management of digital library projects" - training of highly qualified specialists able to implement the organizational, managerial, analytical, research and teaching activities in the field of management of innovation programmes and projects of the digital library. Educational program "Management of digital library projects" has a traditional structure. The basic part of the curriculum (same for all master programs in direction "Management") comprises the compulsory disciplines, forming common cultural and General professional competence. The elective part has been developed taking into account the need for a meaningful development of professional competencies, taking into account the updated "numbers". The development of elective disciplines and electives allows students to create individual learning paths and to "work through" a more narrow professional competence. Feature of the educational program "Management of digital library projects" is the exclusive practice-oriented. Training of future masters is carried out on bases of libraries of various types. Focus on transfer of knowledge, skills, and competences in a real professional activity is the backbone of both the content and forms of organization of learning programs. The ultimate goal of the implementation of the educational program is to ensure that the library industry professionally-oriented managers.