136-Librarians and related information professionals
Librarians and related information professionals
Design, develop and manage collections of recorded material and help users find information.
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. Involves supervision or performance of work that requires primarily a full professional knowledge of the theories, objectives, principles, and techniques of librarianship, to select, organize, preserve, access, and disseminate information. Collections can include books, magazines, computer games and software, photographs, journals, maps, microfilms, multimedia information media, CDs, e-books and other digital information.
organizing, developing and maintaining a systematic collection of books, periodicals and other printed, audio-visually and digitally recorded material
Knowledge of standard methods, techniques, concepts, and principles of one or more specialty areas of librarianship is required to perform independently assignments in locating, classifying, selecting, controlling, or preserving information
Usually work regular business hours, but may work in the evenings and weekends or do shift work, in libraries, offices and information centres. They may travel locally and nationally to community meetings, library conferences and seminars, and sometimes internationally.
Advanced or Higher diploma in library/information services or related field of work/ discipline, higher qualification or equivalent.
Required Work Experience:
4 years and above.
National Centre for Documentation and Research, Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Centre, Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTC), Petroleum Institute, UAE University, University of Sharjah, Zayed University, Higher Colleges of Technology, Library of UAE Central Bank, Al-Wasl Hospital Medical Library, Dubai Public Library & branches, Library of Dubai pharmacy Collage & Dubai Medical Collage, Institute Administration Development Library, Dubai Police Academy Library, Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry Library, Dubai Courts Department Library, Al-Ruwaq Public Library
Less than 5,000
Higher than the industry average
Examples of job titles:
Bibliographer - Cataloguer - Librarian
Examples of some related occupations:
Archivist - Historian - Curator - Conservator - Health information manager - Library assistant - Library technician - Records manager - Records officer - Library Assistant
UAE Industry Groups:
Arts, entertainment, multimedia and ITC applications
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Source Of Info:
Occupations and Careers Handbook for UAE Nationals(Copyright NQA ). Referenced from New York University, Abu Dhabhi