Librarians appraise, obtain, index, collate and make available library acquisitions and organise and control other library services.

Entry Reqirements

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Typical Tasks

  • Provides learning and cultural experiences through events such as author talks, reading groups, formal and informal teaching.
  • Promotes library services through displays and talks.
  • Manages library borrowing and inter-library loan facilities.
  • Establishes information storage systems to deal with queries and to maintain up to date records.
  • Identifies the information needs of clients, seeks out and evaluates information sources.
  • Prepares and circulates abstracts, bibliographies, book lists, etc..
  • Collects, classifies and catalogues information, books and other material.
  • Selects and arranges for the acquisition of books, periodicals, audio-visual and other material.

Desired Skills

Learning Strategies, Reading Comprehension, Monitoring, Active Learning, Active Listening, Writing, Critical Thinking, Speaking, Mathematics, Science

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