As a librarian, you will be involved in organising and managing various range of information and reading resources particularly through preserving, collecting and organizing books and other materials in libraries.
Librarianship is a people centered role, requiring librarians to managing learning resources including books, digital resources, research papers etc.They engage works such as selecting , developing, cataloguing and classifying library resources. And make sure the accessibility of books to the readers.
Students who wish to pursue a career as a librarian, can take any stream in 12th.
To take up bachelor’s or master’s qualification in Library Science you need to have a bachelor’s qualification in any discipline. This is usually a three year course.
A one year course in Library and Information Science (BLib/BLISc)which is. This can be taken up after graduation.
After Graduation or BLib/BLISc you can take Master’s degree in Library and Information Science which is of 2 years duration.
MLISc can be taken up directly after graduation in any discipline
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Orderliness is an important skill required by a librarian as they have to systematically arrange , organise , archive ,sort and some times rearrange a vast amount of material kept in their library.
It goes without saying that that librarians must be voracious readers. They are expected to keep up to date with the latest happenings in their areas of expertise
Career counsellor will be using their critical thinking to analyze results of assessment, read reports and graphs and infer conclusions.
Technological skills of a librarian would come in handy when it comes to using computerised information systems, operating library software and databases
To be effective at their jobs in the changing circumstances librarians need to be update their knowledge with new information,resources and technology . Being Curious about these varying aspects will increase their adaptability.