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Librarians manage archives and perform related library duties. They work in a range of locations, including public libraries, museums, companies, government agencies, instructive institutions, law firms, non-profit organizations, and healthcare organizations. They are usually responsible of multiple duties such as cataloguing, classifying, selecting, acquiring, circulating, and maintaining library resources, as well as supplying reference, bibliographical, and readers' suggested amenities. They often perform research that is in-depth, and synthesize, study, oversee, and filter information and often create and work with databases and information systems to index and quickly find information.

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Total Employees In 2010


Job Openings By 2025


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Required Education

Master's degree
Specific Programs:
Masters Degree in Library Science

Required Work Experience


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