Skills Technical Indexer - Library in the Laurentides Region

Find out what skills you typically need to work as a technical indexer - library in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Library and public archive technicians (NOC 52100).


  • Assist librarians in giving tours and providing children's and other specialized library programs
  • Assist library users in accessing basic library materials
  • Catalogue new library acquisitions under the direction of a librarian
  • Perform manual and on-line reference searches and make interlibrary loans for users
  • Apply standards and policies for storage of records and archival materials
  • Assist in developing inventories, forms and finding aids
  • Codify and classify archival materials
  • Ensure that proper procedures are followed in the use of computerized document management systems
  • Implement and update classification plans and records scheduling and disposal plans
  • Participate in instructing and assisting users
  • Purge, sort, reduce and sample archives
  • Put archival materials on microfilm or in databases
  • Research and retrieve archival materials
  • Transfer materials from current to semi-current status or put into permanent storage

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Handling Goods and Materials Help - Handling Goods and Materials
  • Loading and Unloading
  • Sorting
Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Serving Others
Communication Help - Communication
  • Teaching and Training
Information Handling Help - Information Handling
  • Processing Information
  • Managing Information
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Researching and Investigating


Social Sciences and Arts Help - Social Sciences and Arts
  • Library and Heritage
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Clerical
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