4411-Library clerks

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Library clerks
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Job Description: 
Library clerks issue and receive library materials, sort and shelve books, sound and vision recordings, periodicals, journals, magazines and newspapers and provide general library information to library users.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) issuing and receiving library books and other materials
  • (b) reshelving books and other library materials
  • (c) performing clerical activities such as manual and electronic filing, word processing and occasional typing
  • (d) maintaining journal subscriptions
  • (e) assisting library users in accessing basic library materials and making interlibrary loans
  • (f) maintaining library records relating to the acquisition, issue and return of books and other materials.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Library clerk
- Library filer

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