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1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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UNIT GROUP 2246 LIBRARIANS


    LIBRARIANS develop, organise and manage library services such as collections of information, recreational resources and reader information services.

    Teacher-Librarians are excluded from this unit group. Teacher-Librarians are included in Minor Group 241 School Teachers.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

    Registration or licensing may be required.

    Tasks Include:

    • developing and implementing library and information policies and services
    • examining publications and materials, interviewing publishers' representatives, and consulting with others to select library materials
    • reviewing, evaluating and modifying services in response to user needs
    • providing assistance to clients in accessing library resources
    • managing library systems for recording and organising library holdings, acquisitions and purchases, reader registrations and loan transactions, and supervising indexing, filing and retrieval activities
    • managing inter-library loan systems and information networks
    • undertaking information research activities on behalf of clients
    • selecting, ordering, classifying and cataloguing library and information resources
    • monitoring collection development and culling programs
    • supervising and training other library staff
    • may plan and direct library promotion and outreach activities

    Occupation:
      224611 Librarian

224611 LIBRARIAN

    Develops, organises and manages library services such as collections of information, recreational resources and reader information services. Registration or licensing may be required.

    Skill Level: 1

    Specialisations:

      Acquisitions Librarian
      Audiovisual Librarian
      Bibliographer
      Cataloguer
      Children's Librarian
      Corporate Librarian
      Legal Librarian
      Multicultural Services Librarian
      Parliamentary Librarian
      Reference Librarian
      Special Librarian
      Special Needs Librarian


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