This blog post is part of the write-up of an investigation into the background of people working in scholarly communication, with a specific focus on skills.
In late 2016 we conducted a survey to find out more about this issue. We were slightly overwhelmed by the popularity of the survey which gathered over 500 responses from people who self-identified as working in scholarly communication which we defined as:
The process by which academics, scholars and researchers share and publish their research findings with the wider academic community and beyond. This includes, but is not limited to, areas such as open access and open data, copyright, institutional repositories and research data management.
We we wanted to delve a little deeper and look at which skills scholarly staff felt they needed and how they developed them. This blog post looks at that question.
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