Career as a Librarian

Career as a Librarian

Overview

A librarian is a person who works professionally in a library.  In the early days, a librarian is associated with a collection of books, but the modern librarian may deal with the provision and maintenance of information in different formats, including: books, newspapers, magazines, audio & video recording, maps, manuscripts, photographs and other graphical material. 

Job and responsibilities of librarian:
Specific duties vary depending on the type and size of the library. Some general and day to day duties of a librarian include:
  • Organize and manage books, magazines, newspapers, journals and other data resources
  • Help people in finding the resource they need within the library
  • Training to assistant librarians
  • Keep track of library members
  • Keep  track of books and other resource issued or submitted
  • Keep track of daily expenses record 
  • Analyzing the financial requirements

To become a librarian one must have the following skills:
Communication skills
Management skills
Ability to do multitasking
Management skills
Knowledge of computer and related software
Good General knowledge


Eligibility

The minimum qualification needed is Bachelor in Library Science. Which is a one year course and eligibility for this is a bachelor degree from any discipline. Read complete detail about the course.

Who should choose this career

If you love reading and have a passion for books, then this is the best career option for you.

How to be there?

After completion of graduation join the One year bachelor degree program in Library science

After completion of one year program join any library as a library assistant to gain experience

Salary

The average salary of a Librarian is between Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 30,000 PM.

Scope

As the education sector is growing in India, the requirements for libraries and information centers are increasing. So the requirements of librarian also increased in the coming years.
One can get a job in the public/government library, college/school/university library, new agencies and organizations, information/documentation centers, photo/film library etc.

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