Summary Librarian in Canada
Find key facts and figures about working as a librarian. The following information is applicable to all Librarians (NOC 51100).
Note that some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the NOC.
Librarians select, develop, organize and maintain library collections and provide advisory services for users. They are employed in libraries or other establishments with library services throughout the public and private sectors.
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This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
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Median wage in Canada
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The job prospects vary across Canada depending on the province or territory.
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- Supervise staff
- Provide reference services
- Conduct library information and orientation training programs and tours
- Develop systems to access library collections
- Develop taxonomies using various information and data sources
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