Professional and non-professional duties in libraries
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Professional and non-professional duties in libraries A descriptive list by Library Association.

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Published by Library Association .
Written in English


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Number of Pages86
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ISBN 100853653070
ISBN 109780853653073

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A library page is an entry-level position that might be part time or paid hourly. In Buckley, Washington, for example, library pages make between $ and $ per hour. The Bureau of Labor Statistics cites the median wage for library assistants -- the closest BLS job description to pages -- as $ an hour as. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text. Professional and non-professional duties in libraries. London, (OCoLC) Online version: Library Association. Membership Committee. Professional and non-professional duties in libraries. London, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Library Association. Membership Committee. OCLC Number: .   In this article, a cataloging librarian is defined as a librarian who has an MLIS or MLS degree and catalogs without managerial or supervising duties. His or her primary responsibilities are to prepare bibliographic records to represent items acquired by the library and to provide efficient access and retrieval for catalog users.

Professional and non-professional duties in libraries; a descriptive list compiled by a working party of the Research and Development Committee of the Library Association.. [Library Association. Research and Development Committee.]. What to call support staff is as perplexing a problem as pinning down a job description. They are called library assistants, paraprofessionals, non-MLS staff, paralibrarians, and more. We have even seen the terms "non-professionals" and "sub-professionals.". While no consensus has yet formed on a name for this group. The code of ethics for librarians and information professionals defines basic principles binding for all representatives of the profession and identifying their social mission and ethical responsibility in all environments of their professional activity. The principles in File Size: 59KB. : PROFESSIONAL ETHICS AND LIBRARIANS (): Jonathan A Lindsey, Ann E Prentice: Books.