Library technicians and assistants help users get information from library resources, assist librarians in cataloguing new acquisitions, and conduct reference searches.
Library technicians and assistants perform some or all of the following duties:
Assist library users in accessing books, films, photographs, maps, documents, electronic materials and other library materials
Catalogue new library acquisitions under the direction of a librarian
Issue for circulation library books and other materials
Perform manual and on-line reference searches and make interlibrary loans for users
Assist librarians in giving tours and providing children's and other specialized library programs
Enter the checkout and return of books and other library materials if necessary.
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