Looking for jobs in libraries? Youíve come to the right place.Responsible for the day-to-day running of library services, librarians liaise with and assist people who wish to borrow books, music and multimedia, and can be found in libraries in universities, colleges, schools and hospitals, to name a few.
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Librarian duties vary depending on the size and function of the library but can fundamentally include:
- helping library users access resources
- promoting library services through community events, displays and talks
- dealing with enquiries - telephone and in-person
- classifying, cataloguing and indexing stock
- keeping up-to-date with new publications; selecting and ordering new stock
- setting up activities - ie. reading groups
Within the library are various other roles, such as:
- Public Librarian
- Library Assistants
- Academic Librarians
- Library and Information Assistants
- Senior Librarians
What qualifications do I need to work in a Library?
The qualifications required depend on the position you are applying for, but most essentially, you would need at least five GCSEs (A-C) or equivalent, including English. You may be able to get into the assistant role through an Apprenticeship scheme. Librarians should be confident with technology (ICT) as it is often standard for librarians to assist the public in accessing the internet and other web-based services.
Again, the salary ranges according to the level of the role you are applying for within the library, but have been known to range between £10 and £15 per hour. Hourly rates are generally for the contract positions that you will find in school or university libraries, where they are open during termtime only.
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