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Job Description:

  • 1) Compiles records, sorts and shelves books, and issues and receives library materials, such as books, films, slides, and phonograph records: Records identifying data and due date on cards by hand or using photographic equipment to issue books to patrons.

  • 2) Inspects returned books for damage, verifies due-date, and computes and receives overdue fines.

  • 3) Reviews records to compile list of overdue books and issues overdue notices to borrowers.

  • 4) Sorts books, publications, and other items according to classification code and returns them to shelves, files, or other designated storage area.

  • 5) Locates books and publications for patrons.

  • 6) Issues borrower's identification card according to established procedures.

  • 7) Files cards in catalog drawers according to system.

  • 8) Repairs books, using mending tape and paste and brush, and places plastic covers on new books.

  • 9) Answers inquiries of nonprofessional nature on telephone and in person and refers persons requiring professional assistance to LIBRARIAN.

  • 10) May type material cards or issue cards and duty schedules.

  • 11) May be designated according to type of library as Bookmobile Clerk; Branch-Library Clerk; or according to assigned department as Library Clerk, Art Department.




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Job Number: 5884