• A Tale of two markets: Employer expectations of information professionals in Australia and the United States of America

      Marion, Linda; Kennan, Mary Anne; Willard, Patricia; Wilson, Concepción S. (2005)
      This paper reports the findings of an exploratory study of 395 library job advertisements in Australia and the USA from August to October 2004. To investigate similarities and differences between the two countries' data we conducted a content analysis and co-word analysis of professional job ads from academic, public and special libraries. Interpersonal Skills, Behavioural Characteristics, and responsiveness to a changeable Environment were identified as critical requirements in both countries.