Library clerks issue and receive library materials, sort and shelve books, sound and vision recordings, periodicals, journals, magazines and newspapers and provide general library information to library users.
Tasks include -
(a) issuing and receiving library books and other materials;
(b) placing books and other library materials on shelves;
(c) performing clerical activities such as manual and electronic filing, word processing and occasional typing;
(d) maintaining journal subscriptions;
(e) assisting library users in accessing basic library materials and making interlibrary loans;
(f) maintaining library records relating to the acquisition, issue and return of books and other materials.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Library clerk
- Library filer