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Training and education of technicians and assistants in library work

Baker, David

Training and education of technicians and assistants in library work

by Baker, David

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Published by MCB University Press in Bradford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Baker.
SeriesLibrary management -- vol.8, no.6
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17147938M
ISBN 100861762320
OCLC/WorldCa18262950

Library Technician Assistant jobs available on Apply to Library Assistant, Library Technician, Circulation Assistant and more! Library Technical Assistant Town Of Bloomfield. General Description This is responsible clerical and technical work involving technical support services in a library.. Work involves responsibility for a variety of technical procedures, elementary cataloging, maintaining administrative records and files, and complex clerical and typing work.

Courses for prospective library technicians can be found online through various 2- to 4-year colleges. Most courses can be completed via distance learning, except for an internship. Library technicians and assistants earned a median annual salary of $28, in , according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. On the low end, library technicians and assistants earned a 25th percentile salary of $22,, meaning 75 percent earned more than this amount. The 75th percentile salary is $37,, meaning 25 percent earn more.

Program Code: This certificate is designed to be an introduction to anyone with an interest in library science. Courses provide an overview of library management, the roles and responsibilities of a library assistant, celebrating children and young adult literary resources, and use media and technology. Training requirements for library technicians vary widely, ranging from a high school diploma to specialized postsecondary training. Some employers hire individuals with work experience or other training; others train inexperienced workers on the job.


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Library assistants were originally considered to be professional librarians in the making, and were trained accordingly. With the expansion of libraries and librarianship, Britain's “apprenticeship” system of qualification gave way to formal library school education, and a new category of “non‐professional staff” was created, of people who were unwilling or unable to proceed to Author: David Baker.

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Thursday, February 5 – Key Elements of a ProjectFile Size: KB. Library technicians help users to access library resources, assist in cataloguing, help users with interlibrary loans and reference searches, as well as processing the checkout and return of books and other library materials.

Both librarians and library technicians may work. What They Do: Library technicians and assistants help librarians with all aspects of running a library. Work Environment: Library technicians and assistants work in local public libraries, corporate and specialty libraries, and school and university libraries.

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Library technicians and assistants typically work part-time. Though very similar to technicians’ work, clerical library assistants focus more on the administrative aspects of library operations.

Most library technicians need to earn a certificate in their field or an associate’s degree. Library assistants provide clerical support. Librarians and library technicians supervise them.

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In corporate libraries, library technicians and assistants work normal business hours but may be asked to work overtime. Education and Training Most library technicians need a postsecondary certificate or an associate’s degree. This formal training is what differentiates a library technician from a library assistant, although smaller libraries may only require you to hold a high school diploma ().

As a general directory for all subjects, the National Center for Education Statistics might be helpful to you in your search for an appropriate school. Developed by staff of the Idaho Commission for Libraries, this free, online program provides basic library knowledge and skills for staff members who have no formal education in library science.

These courses are organized into 3 key topical areas, Collection Development, Technical Services, and Public : Steve Cauffman. Description: Keep pace with the constant technological changes you face every day as a library technician Computers in Libraries examines the impact of integrated library management systems, digital resources, and the Internet on the functions and operations of library technicians and assistants.

The book provides a practical understanding of. Libraries and associations offer continuing education courses to inform technicians of new developments in the field. Training requirements for library assistants are generally minimal; most libraries prefer to hire workers with a high school diploma or GED, although libraries also hire high school students for these positions.

Library technicians and assistants typically work part time. Though very similar to technicians’ work, clerical library assistants focus more on the administrative aspects of library operations.

Most library technicians need to earn a certificate in their field or an associate’s degree. Library technicians and assistants in school libraries work during regular school hours. Those in public or college libraries often work weekends, evenings, and some holidays.

In corporate libraries, library technicians and assistants work normal business hours but may be asked to work overtime. Librarians help people find information and conduct research for personal and professional use. Their job duties may change based on the type of library they work in, such as public, academic, and medical libraries.

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