Librarians perform some or all of the following duties:
A. Perform related administrative duties and supervise library technicians, assistants and clerks.
B. Recommend acquisition of books, periodicals and audio-visual, interactive media and other materials for inclusion in library collection
C. Provide reference services
D. Select, classify, catalogue and weed library materials
E. Prepare bibliographies, indexes, reading lists, guides and other finding aids
F. Develop systems to access library collections
G. Perform manual, on-line and interactive media reference searches, make interlibrary loans and perform other functions using Internet and CD-ROM, to assist users in accessing library materials
1. Information and cultural industries - 69.0%
2. Public administration - 11.0%
3. Educational services - 7.0%
1. You need a master's degree in library science.
2. With experience, you may move up the ranks to become a library manager.
3. Most recent entrants have a graduate degree and almost 3 in 10 have a community college diploma.
2. Computer-related courses
The average hourly wages for Librarians is $22.70/HR, which is above average for occupations in the art, culture, recreation and sport sector and are below average for all professional occupations. These wages grew at an average rate from 2002 to 2004.