1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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3997-11 Library Technician

Assists librarians to organise and operate systems for handling recorded material and files.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • orders new library materials and maintains library records
  • maintains library circulation systems
  • catalogues printed and recorded material
  • searches and verifies bibliographic data
  • enters data into databases and edits computer records
  • assists librarians to answer inquiries
  • operates audiovisual equipment and performs simple maintenance
  • produces display and publicity material
  • operates reprographic equipment
  • arranges inter-library loans under supervision

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