Marathon Public Library Staff Technology Competencies

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Information provided by Marathon Public Library in 2009 Wisconsin site visit, conducted as  part of the Libraries Connect Communities 3 study.

Expected Skills & Areas of Knowledge by Level of Employment
Skill/Knoweldge Area Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Basic Hardware

x

x

x

x

Windows Basic

x

x

x

x

Basic Word Processing

x

x

x

x

Groupwise Email Basics

x

x

x

x

Searching HIP (Horizon Information Portal)

x

x

x

x

Searching Staff PAC

x

x

x

x

Express Checkout Skills/Self Check

x

x

x

x

Groupwise-Calendaring

x

x

x

x

Basic Internet Explorer (IE)

x

x

x

Basic Spreadsheet

x

x

x

Computer Timing Software Skills

x

x

x

Making an OCLC Interlibrary Loan Request

x

x

x

Intermediate Hardware

x

x

x

Intermediate Word Processing

x

x

Intermediate Spreadsheet

x

x

Basic Desktop Publishing (Publisher)

x

x

Electronic Resources

x

x

Basic Troubleshooting

x

x

V-Cat reports

x

x

Electronic Ordering Using B&T- Title Source III

x

x

Basic Power Point

x

Basic Database Design

x

Basic Web Authoring- Using V-Deck

x

Basic Web Authoring-Using Blogs/Wikis & other tools

x

Level 1: Pages
Level 2: Clerical Assistants, Branch Assistants
Level 3: Library Assistants I, Branch Supervisors, Administrative Specialists, Confidential Office Assistant, Confidential Personnel Assistant
Level 4: Library Assistants II, Librarians, Managers, Personal Specialist, Business Specialist, Purchasing Coordinator

 

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