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2432 LIBRARIANS AND RELATED INFORMATION PROFESSIONALS
 


    Librarians and related information professionals collect and store recorded or published material, and retrieve and provide information as requested.

    Tasks include

    (a) organising, developing and maintaining a systematic collection of books, periodicals and other printed or audio-visually recorded material;

    (b) selecting and recommending acquisitions of books and other printed or audio-visually recorded material;

    (c) organising, classifying and cataloguing library material;

    (d) organising and administering loan systems and information networks;

    (e) retrieving material and providing information to business and other users based on the collection itself or on library and information-network systems;

    (f) conducting research and analysing or modifying library and information services in accordance with changes in users' needs;

    (g) preparing scholarly papers and reports;

    (h) performing related tasks;

    (i) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Information scientist, business services

  • Information scientist, technical information

  • Librarian


   
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 Updated 10 August 2004, by VA.