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Keyword Relevance for: Information
25-4021.00    Librarians

    O*NET-SOC Title     no matches
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    4 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    8 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    2 matches

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Information Scientist
  • Information Services Librarian
  • Head of Information Services
  • Head of Government Information Services

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Administer libraries and perform related library services. Work in a variety of settings, including public libraries, educational institutions, museums, corporations, government agencies, law firms, non-profit organizations, and healthcare providers. Tasks may include selecting, acquiring, cataloguing, classifying, circulating, and maintaining library materials; and furnishing reference, bibliographical, and readers' advisory services. May perform in-depth, strategic research, and synthesize, analyze, edit, and filter information. May set up or work with databases and information systems to catalogue and access information.

Tasks

  • Analyze patrons' requests to determine needed information, and assist in furnishing or locating that information.
  • Confer with colleagues, faculty, and community members and organizations to conduct informational programs, make collection decisions, and determine library services to offer.
  • Design information storage and retrieval systems, and develop procedures for collecting, organizing, interpreting, and classifying information.
  • Develop and maintain databases that provide information for library users.
  • Develop, maintain, and troubleshoot information access aids, such as databases, annotated bibliographies, web pages, electronic pathfinders, software programs, and online tutorials.
  • Explain use of library facilities, resources, equipment, and services, and provide information about library policies.
  • Locate unusual or unique information in response to specific requests.
  • Plan and teach classes on topics such as information literacy, library instruction, and technology use.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Organize informational materials.
  • Search information sources to find specific data.