2622-Librarians and related information professionals

Job Title: 

Librarians and related information professionals

Job Description: 

Librarians and related information professionals collect, select, develop, organize and maintain library collections and other information repositories, organize and control other library services and provide information for users.


Tasks include:

  • organizing, developing and maintaining a systematic collection of books, periodicals and other printed, audio-visually and digitally recorded material
  • selecting and recommending acquisitions of books and other printed or audio-visually and digitally recorded material
  • organizing, classifying and cataloguing library material
  • managing library borrowing and inter-library loan facilities and information networks
  • retrieving material and providing information to business and other users based on the collection itself or on library and information-network systems
  • conducting research and analyzing or modifying library and information services in accordance with changes in users' needs
  • devising and implementing schemes and conceptual models for the storage, organization, classification and retrieval of information
  • preparing scholarly papers and reports
  • performing manual, on-line and interactive media reference searches, making interlibrary loans and performing other functions to assist users in accessing library materials.
  • Specific Occupations: 

    Librarian / Cataloguer (library)/ Bibliographer

    Scientist, information (business services)

    Scientist, information (technical information)/ Documentalist


    Officer, information

    Scientist, information

    International Careers(ISCO): 
    Source Of Info: 

    Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2121