Career as Librarian

Stream : Education and Training
Sub Stream : Literary

Librarians are professionals who work in the field of library and information science. They are responsible for organizing, providing access to, and preserving materials and information. 

The profession of librarian has been around for centuries. The first known mention of a library is from Ancient Egypt where Pharaoh Amenemhet III built one in 1850 BC. Librarians have always been important members of society because they provide so much information to people about their community's resources.

A librarian is someone who works in a library and has the responsibility to organize all the books and other materials that are available there. Librarians may also be responsible for helping people find specific books.

The role of a librarian has evolved with the passage of time. They are no longer just responsible for organizing and maintaining books and other library materials. They now also help people search for information on the internet, provide access to digital resources and maintain databases.

The Librarian is an important part of every library team. The Librarian's job responsibilities include:

- Managing the library budget

- Monitoring and updating the library catalogue

- Designing, implementing, and evaluating new library systems

- Providing customer service to patrons

- Developing new programs or services that meet patron needs

Librarians are responsible for the management of information and library resources. They help in the processing and organization of information, as well as its selection, acquisition, and maintenance.

Librarians have a wide range of responsibilities that vary depending on their level of experience and their institution's needs. They may be responsible for cataloging materials, maintaining records, providing reference service to patrons or other librarians, or assisting with special projects.

Librarians are employed in academic libraries, public libraries, special libraries such as museums or art galleries, law firms or government entities such as archives.

Librarians are often misunderstood and often are expected to do a lot of things that they don't have the skills for.

Librarians should be aware of their skill sets and the scope of their job responsibilities. They need to be able to prioritize what duties they can take on and which ones they cannot.

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