Library Technician

Library Technicians assist Librarians and other information managers in organising and operating systems for handling recorded material and files.

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    Overview

    Library Technicians assist Librarians and other information managers in organising and operating systems for handling recorded material and files.

    Day-to-day

    • orders new library materials and maintains library records and circulation systems
    • catalogues printed and recorded material
    • enters data into databases and edits computer records
    • operates audio-visual and reprographic equipment
    • searches and verifies bibliographic data.

    To become a Library Technician

    • You can work as a Library Technician without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. Most Library Technicians have either a Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualification in librarianship and information management.

      Find a Certificate or Diploma in Library Information Services

    • Interested in developing your digital skills? Try one of 2000 free online courses at SkillFinder.com.au(External website, Opens in new window)

      SkillFinder is a project funded by the Australian Government, through the Digital Skills Platform Program.

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