Interpretation of Soft Skills in Archives

Keywords: Archives, digital literacy, soft skills


This article aims to explain the results of research related to the development of interpretation soft skills triggered by the implementation of WFH during the COVID-19 pandemic in Indonesia. The development of the meaning of soft skills needs to be well understood by archivists to challenges of the world of work. The development of digital technology is a challenge that must be immediately facilitated. The research method used is descriptive qualitative with a case study approach. Data collection techniques used forms and interviews, with archivists for samples from local government, private sector, and ANRI. The results showed that the interpretation of soft skills is no longer a function of meaning but has developed into an implicative function. Based on the results of this study, it was found that soft skills have an important and needed function, namely the need skill for digital literacy. It was concluded that the use of digital literacy skills was seen in the implementation of WFH during the COVID-19 pandemic.


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Dewi Maharani. (2022). Interpretation of Soft Skills in Archives. Khizanah Al-Hikmah : Jurnal Ilmu Perpustakaan, Informasi, Dan Kearsipan, 10(2). Retrieved from
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