Library Technicians

(NOC 5211)

Career Description

Library technicians and assistants help users get information from library resources, assist librarians in cataloguing new acquisitions, and conduct reference searches.

Duties May Include

Library technicians and assistants perform some or all of the following duties:

Assist library users in accessing books, films, photographs, maps, documents, electronic materials and other library materials

Catalogue new library acquisitions under the direction of a librarian

Issue for circulation library books and other materials

Perform manual and on-line reference searches and make interlibrary loans for users

Assist librarians in giving tours and providing children's and other specialized library programs

Enter the checkout and return of books and other library materials if necessary.

Examples of Titles

Archive Assistant
Circulation Assistant
Library Assistant
Library Technician
Reference Assistant

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Modified on April 07, 2022