262-Librarians, archivists and curators

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Librarians, archivists and curators
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Job Description: 
Librarians, archivists and curators develop and maintain the collections of archives, libraries, museums, art galleries, and similar establishments.

Main Tasks include -

  • appraising or developing and organizing the contents of archives and artefacts of historical, cultural and artistic interest, and ensuring their safe-keeping and preservation
  • organizing the collections of and exhibitions at museums, art galleries and similar establishments
  • developing and maintaining the systematic collection of recorded and published material and making it available to users in libraries and related institutions
  • preparing scholarly papers and reports
  • conducting research.

Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

2621 Archivists and curators
2622 Librarians and related information professionals