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Top 50 Circulation Desk Assistant Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Circulation Desk Assistant. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Circulation Desk Assistant resumes they appeared on. For example, 15.8% of Circulation Desk Assistant resumes contained Library Materials as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Circulation Desk Assistant actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

These Are The Most Important Skills For A Circulation Desk Assistant

1. Library Materials
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Here's how Library Materials is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Discharged incoming library materials using an automated circulation system and inspects them for damages.
  • Utilize automated circulation system for library inventory: discharging and charging library materials.
  • Tracked circulation of library materials; updated patron accounts; provided information and search assistance; processed and shelved new materials.
  • Assist patrons with locating library materials as well as checking in and out materials Field patron questions Maintain library records
  • Organized Library materials Help students find materials or assist them with computer problems.
  • Maintained the organization of library materials and the upkeep of records.
  • Answer phone, file, label, check out library materials.
  • Locate library materials for patrons, including books, periodicals.
  • Checked library materials out to students and staff members.
  • Assisted patrons with checking out library materials.
  • Checked all library materials out properly.
  • Sorted and shelved library materials.
  • Instructed and directed patrons to library resources in person, by phone and internet chat Facilitated circulation of library materials
  • Assist students and faculty with checking out library materials Notify individuals of fines or library violations
  • Maintained and organized books, media, and periodicals Updated student account and library materials database
  • Assisted students and patrons with library transactions and requests * Prepared, organized, and shelved library materials
  • Handled the checking in and checking out of library materials (books, DVDs, laptops).
  • Catalogued library materials, magazines, and mail pickup.
  • Provided library materials, ran cash register.Collected overdue fees.
  • Answer and refer questions as well as phone inquiries from patrons Charge and discharge library materials Filling and checking copiers and printers

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2. Customer Service
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Here's how Customer Service is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Earned compliments for providing enthusiastic and efficient customer service when assisting with challenging book and library database searches.
  • Developed excellent communication and customer service skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft programs Honors/Awards
  • Developed customer service and interpersonal skills through extensive interactions with staff and customers.
  • Assisted patrons with locating materials and checking materials out - Provided excellent customer service
  • Improved customer service and computer-related skills.
  • Display quality customer service and enthusiasm.
  • Trained new student employees and provided library users with customer service to better assist them to use the library more efficiently
  • Utilize customer service skill with assisting patrons, answers telephones and provides routine information or refers and transfers calls.
  • Maintained the service-learning environment in the library, which improved the student's library experience through positive customer service.
  • Direct customer service to student, faculty, and community patrons, including financial exchanges.
  • Shelve books, cashier, and provide good customer service for all the students.
  • Provided customer service to UTA student, faculty, staff and guests.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to patrons visiting the library.
  • Provided customer services to students and professors.
  • Provide customer service to patrons.
  • Provided excellent customer service Demonstrated excellent organizational skills and proficiency in EZ call number system
  • Provided support in deploying two school developed databases Awarded student employee of the month, April 2004 for customer service
  • provided customer service in person and over the phone
  • Developed communication skills in customer service Greeted patrons Answered telephones Organized and shelved books Collegiate and Community Experience
  • Maintained front office Data Entry Managed money Weekly and monthly statistics report Customer service Opening and closing of library Manage book requests

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3. New Patrons
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Here's how New Patrons is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Schedule, supervise, and train clerical workers, volunteers, and student assistants Register new patrons, update database
  • Charge and discharge materials and collect fine Register new patrons and assist with general library duties as required

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4. Phone Calls
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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Answered phone calls and in-house questions to give basic assistance and information or directed call to appropriate departments.
  • Assisted patrons on a daily basis, redirected individuals to the appropriate professional librarians and answered telephone calls.
  • Assisted students locate library materials, answered phone calls, shelved books, and conducted inventory
  • Assisted library patrons, handled phone calls, answered questions about the library and school.
  • Answered phone calls and directed them accordingly if the supervisor was not in.
  • Make phone calls and send emails in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Answered phone calls directed messages to the appropriate extension.
  • Answer phone calls and prepare letters to be mailed.
  • Answered phone calls and made bookings and appointments
  • Answered phone calls and assisting with questions
  • Answer and direct all phone calls.
  • Answered and redirected phone calls.
  • Managed phone calls, information desk and library rental equipment Focused on customer service
  • Reported database through Microsoft excel for 2,000+ students Provided technical information and guidance to students through various phone calls and face-to-face meetings
  • Answered phone calls from people needing help finding information and/or books and took messages for my supervisor when needed.
  • Review Student accounts Answer phone and take questions, transfer phone calls
  • Expedited checking in and distributing of materials * Assisted with answering phone calls and taking messages * Refers patrons to appropriate resources
  • Provide circulation services and answer telephone calls In charge of school's main library during weekend hours Gained English proficiency
  • Answered and directed phone calls Reshelved books, movies, documents.
  • Answer multi-line phone calls in a timely manner.

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5. Library Resources
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Here's how Library Resources is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Maintained library resources, provided research assistance to community members, and performed circulation duties.
  • Assisted patrons with location of library resources and development of information literacy.
  • Assisted graduate students and department professors in navigating and utilizing library resources
  • Provided quality customer service when assisting students in finding library resources.
  • Assisted students with library resources and software navigation
  • Provided identification cards and other library resources.
  • Assisted patrons in conducting research, locating and borrowing library resources, and accessing reference materials.
  • Oversee and interact with patrons to the library as well as address questions regarding library resources
  • Retrieve and distribute library resources and materials to students and community users.
  • Helped students find books and use library resources while providing friendly service.
  • Solved patron queries by directing them to library resources and appropriate departments.
  • Assign computers to students and check library resources in and out.
  • Fielded questions by students and staff about library resources.
  • Provide student assistance in use of library resources.
  • Assisted patrons in their use of library resources.
  • Directed students and staff to any library resources.
  • Played a key role in helping patrons with library research and organizing library resources using the correct procedure !
  • Helped patrons located and use library resources - Checked books and equipment in and out
  • Provide patrons with the library resources needed - Re-shelf and find books for patrons -Answer questions for students and patrons
  • Assisted patrons with research questions and library resources Experience working with WorldCat Library Catalogue Answered phones, handled all transactions

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6. Research Projects
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Here's how Research Projects is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted undergraduates, law students and faculty with research projects and locating particular volumes in the library's vast collection.
  • Assisted students in, finding books, using on-line journal databases, and answering questions about research projects
  • Aided students and faculty in various research projects.

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7. Dvds
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Here's how Dvds is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assign and monitor computers to students; check books and DVDs in and out using a computerized system.
  • Utilized computerized system for circulating books and DVDs.
  • Secured fines for overdue items for books, compact discs, DVDs, VHS and Reserveitems.
  • Organized and shelved books, periodicals, CDs, and DVDs by call number.
  • Processed new materials, including books, CDs, and DVDs.

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8. Front Desk
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Here's how Front Desk is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Help with training new student workers to use library's circulation computer program at the front desks.
  • Assisted all library patrons in a quickly and professional manner at the front desk.
  • Worked the front desk at the central library in Northampton.
  • Supervised front desk while my superiors were busy and/or away.
  • Manned the front desk to help with search inquiries.
  • Assist in maintaining the front desk answering phone calls
  • Managed front desk phone calls and customer inquires.
  • Maintain the front desk and return bins.
  • Assisted with front desk reception.
  • Helped patrons find books/ General front desk duties Conducted research for independent projects for professors
  • Charged, discharged, and shelved items Helped patrons at the front desk Performed data entry and other clerical duties
  • Worked at the front desk helping students find materials Shelved materials and kept shelves organized Organized books for annual book sale

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9. Circulation Desk
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Here's how Circulation Desk is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Charged books and library holdings in and out the circulation desk and collected fines using an automated circulation system.
  • Handled the circulation desk and took responsibility for the library operations during evening hours and weekends.
  • Managed the Universities Law Library Circulation Desk, Entrance Station, and Reading Room Desk.
  • Charged books, magazines and other library holdings in and out at the circulation desk.
  • Lend and collect books, periodicals, videotapes, and other materials at circulation desks.
  • Greeted and assisted library patrons in person at the Circulation Desk and over the phone.
  • Managed Circulation Desk inquiries, inventory, and incoming calls.
  • Assist Supervisor at circulation desk with daily tasks.
  • Answered phones and directed calls at Circulation Desk.
  • Work at the circulation desk directly assisting people.
  • Answered patrons' questions at the circulation desk.
  • Position: Circulation Desk Associate.
  • Trained new circulation desk students.
  • Managed circulation desk while providing exceptional customer service to Lynchburg College patrons.
  • Serve the public in the circulation desk, shelving books, shelf reading and etc.
  • Performed all essential tasks to run the circulation desk Supervised two student workers during the evening
  • Assist students at circulation desk 2.
  • Managed circulation desk and book inventory Supported librarians in administrative duties Responded to patron inquiries
  • Managed and handled the circulation desk and for ensuring the library runs in an efficient manner.
  • Winter 2013-Spring 2015 Student Supervisor at Circulation Desk Guide new employees on working procedures.

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10. Course Reserves
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Here's how Course Reserves is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted college professors with setting up textbooks that are on course reserves.
  • Checked in and out course reserves and laptop computers.
  • Charge and discharge library materials including course reserves.
  • Filed movies, course reserves and Ohio-link books.
  • Prepared books for circulation and course reserves.

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11. Shelve Books
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Here's how Shelve Books is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Manage Circulation Desk (help students locate material, shelve books, answer patrons' questions)
  • Assist patrons, organize and shelve books, use office skills to complete various assignments.
  • Worked with team to manage library office operations and check out/shelve books.
  • Helped shelve books and was assigned other duties when necessary.
  • Assist students who have questions and organize and shelve books
  • Shelve books according to the Library of Congress system.
  • Shelve books using the Library of Congress System.
  • Shelve books by the Dewey Decimal system.
  • Organize and shelve books, answer phone, make copies and send faxes.
  • Shelve books using Library of Congress Classification Provide direction for students'/facultys'/etc.
  • Shelve books Bookkeep Assist students and faculty

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12. Library Database
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Here's how Library Database is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted with library database maintenance.
  • Used Horizon program to search library database for items using the Dewey-decimal system.
  • Located all requested books and items from the stacks through the library database.
  • Maintained the library database by creating, maintaining and deleting patron records.
  • Instruct patrons on how to use the University's Library databases.
  • Located requested books on the shelves and in the library database.
  • Used library databases to assist students at the Circulation Desk
  • Searched for books for patrons in the library database.
  • Manage and organize online library database Locate and explain various resources for students and patrons
  • Frequented library databases, such as Millenium .

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13. Library Books
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Here's how Library Books is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Checked library books, videos, and other academic materials and assisted students doing research on databases
  • Provided customer support services, managed stock and inventory of library books and media items
  • Process new library books using Microsoft Excel in order to keep a proper inventory.
  • Helped patrons locate microfilms, answered calls, & charged and discharged library books
  • Checked library books in/out to university students and staff.
  • Helped patrons by assisting with library books and account concerns
  • Repaired library books and replaced books on shelves.
  • Gather and shelve misplaced or returned library books.
  • Scanned Library books or check-out and check-in.
  • Maintained organization and shelving of library books Serviced library patrons with questions and checking out literature materials
  • Processed library books using the Library of Congress coding system, Interlibrary Loan, and Ohio Link.
  • Maintained library books in alphabetical order Assisted students with any questions they may have had
  • Assist students in locating books Answer phones Check in and check out library books
  • Worked at circulation desk at W.W. Hagerty Library, helping students find library books Restocked library shelves Handled transactions regarding library fines

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14. Online
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Here's how Online is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted patrons in utilizing online database to obtain research information.
  • Assist and directed library patrons in person, online, and over the phone; charged, discharged and shelved books.
  • Assist patrons with the acquisition and return of books, journals, online articles and course reserves as needed.
  • Search standard reference materials, including online sources and the Internet, to answer patrons' reference questions.
  • Provide customer support in busy public library environment assisting in person, via telephone, and online.
  • Provided legal reference assistance to patrons through print and online resources when a reference librarian was unavailable.
  • Utilized the online catalog to assist patrons in locating materials and other duties as assigned.
  • Provide readers with advisory service through a variety of search tools and online database.
  • Assist students with book search and library inquiries using in house online database.
  • Helped patrons locate books on shelves and browse the online catalog.
  • Located print and online materials for students completing research projects.
  • Monitored an online database for all books and member accounts.
  • Assisted patrons with online library catalog.
  • Scanned in data for online databases.
  • Assisted patrons in looking for books, movies and/ or articles on library's online database Performed routine library computer functions.
  • Worked with students and professors to find different books and online resources to suit their needs.
  • Offered excellent costumer service Helped patrons check out and return books and access online and in-house resources
  • Conduct legal research using library resources including online databases such as Westlaw and Lexis.
  • Book intake, and shelving, helping students find books or online articles.
  • Process Interlibrary Loan Requests utilizing Docline and online Journal Collection.

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15. Data Entry
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Here's how Data Entry is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assist staff in data entry when required, and in converting written reports to Word report documents.
  • Applied skill in typing and the ability to do data entry using a computer terminal.
  • Entered data using data entry software.
  • Led in data entry & analysis of statistics for the Interlibrary Loan Department.

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16. Library Cards
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Here's how Library Cards is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Set up library cards for students and community members.
  • Issued library cards and maintained library collections.
  • Issued new and replacement library cards.
  • Processed application for new library cards.
  • Register applicants for library cards.

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17. Computer System
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Here's how Computer System is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Manage inventory of books library wide including updating computer system when books are considered missing.
  • Trained new employees by demonstrating vital job related skills, such as using the computer system and assisting patrons.
  • Trained new employees on computer system operation and library policies and procedures.
  • Used computer system to maintain records and performed clerical duties as required.
  • Maintain current patron information in the library computer system.
  • Utilized computer system to check materials in and out.
  • Check books in/out in computer system.
  • Entered and updated students and patron records in the library computer system Answered and direct phone calls while managing the information desk
  • Assist all Patrons with library issues, JerseyCat/Workflows computer systems and SAM cash management system, with strong attention to detail.
  • Shelved returned books Sent out journals for new binding Processed journals and new books into the computer system and shelved them accordingly

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18. Library System
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Here's how Library System is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Execute extensive knowledge of the integrated library system by helping locate and identify requested materials.
  • Gained inside knowledge of the Harvard Library System and library research methods, including legal research resources.
  • Sorted and shelved books and checked books in and out of library system for patrons.
  • Used the ALEPH library system to check in and check out circulating library materials.
  • Entered new patrons in library system on a daily basis.
  • Routed books through inter-library system.
  • Gather barcodes and make corrections within the library system.

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19. Sort
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Here's how Sort is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Processed inter-library and Borrow-Direct loans and media exchange of Library Consortium
  • Sorted all reading materials and multimedia materials.
  • Orchestrated the sorting and putting away of all new and returned materials, assisting with occasional shelf cleaning and organizing.
  • Sorted the items and recounted to make sure all the products on the order request are ready to be packed.
  • Picked up mail and documents, scanned books, sorted journals, and shelved multiple bookshelves on a daily basis.
  • Charged, discharged, renewed, sorted and shelved incoming and outgoing library materials at circulation and reserve desk.
  • Located and sorted outgoing books requested by other colleges in the Five College Consortium.
  • Mastered the Library of Congress sorting system and help find particular books for students.
  • Check books in and out, organize, resort, and shelve all books
  • Sorted and shelved all new and returned collections.
  • Sorted and returned books to appropriate shelves.
  • Sorted and shelved books and audio/video materials.
  • Restock shelves and sort items as needed.
  • Facilitated daily interlibrary loan and inter-consortium operations, organized faculty reserves, and facilitated student research requests.
  • Assist with maintenance of library collections including sorting and cataloguing of books, periodicals, audiovisual and other materials.
  • Assist library patrons with finding books and checking out Complete detail-oriented tasks of shelving, sorting, and organizing books
  • Sorted and stacked books depending upon their publication, authors, type and various other attributes.
  • Assisted individuals in finding reading material and research information Assisted other individuals via telephone Sorting, re-shelving, and book repair duties

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20. Reference Questions
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Here's how Reference Questions is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assist patrons with ready-reference questions and reader advisory, bibliographic instruction and database searching.
  • Answered reference questions, provided technical support for Overdrive Advantage program, computers in library.
  • Assist patrons with ready reference questions and instruct patrons in basic use of library resources.
  • Helped with reference questions when the reference department was closed for the evening.
  • Assisted patrons with light reference questions.
  • Assist students with reference questions.
  • Responded to reference questions, referring students, professors and staff members to appropriateresources.

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21. Study Rooms
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Here's how Study Rooms is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Inventory on all library materials as well as scheduling study rooms available to all students and faculty.
  • Reserve available study rooms for patrons upon request.
  • work study Organizing, scheduling and assigning study rooms, answering phones, interacting with students and staff, closing at night
  • Assist students with accessing library resources and study rooms Contribute to the organization of library books, documents and magazines

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22. Reference Materials
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Here's how Reference Materials is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted professors and students in locating reference materials.
  • Collect left out periodicals, books, and class reference materials; shelving them in alphabetical order.
  • Organize collections of books, publications, documents, audiovisual aids, and other reference materials
  • Assist students, faculty, and alumni in locating books and reference materials.
  • Helped students locate and check out reference materials.
  • Provided assistance in accessing reference materials Guided individual students in research skills
  • assisted patrons with library services, including reference materials.

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23. Student Workers
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Here's how Student Workers is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Manage student workers during weekends; oversee patron relations; organize return and shelving of checked-out books and articles.
  • Shelve books in correct call number order on carts for student workers.
  • Train student workers in Library operations, policy, and procedure.
  • Trained new student workers at the beginning of each semester.
  • Facilitated the team of student workers in the library.
  • Managed and trained new and current student workers.

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24. Library Services
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Here's how Library Services is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Provide library services for patrons by supervising the operations of the circulation desk.

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25. General Questions
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Here's how General Questions is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Conducted administrative duties Circulated library materials among patrons Assisted with computer troubleshooting Assisted patrons and answered general questions
  • Assisted students and faculty with general questions and any checkouts of library materials.
  • Assist patrons with general questions about the UTA campus and library.
  • Answered general questions about the library and its collection.
  • Assisted with general questions about campus or the library Ensured proper closing and opening procedures

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26. New Books
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Here's how New Books is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Worked the Circulation desk, inputting new books and helping check out books for students and local residents.
  • Help pull the old books from circulation, while helping with the general processing of new books.
  • Process new books to be added to the collection and cataloging.
  • Assisted with processing of new books and media.
  • Referenced and shelved new books.
  • Issued purchase orders for books to update the library with new books and replace the old and damaged books.

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27. Library Items
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Here's how Library Items is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted students and patrons with checking library items in and out.
  • Assist students and faculty with finding and checking out library items
  • Checked in and out library items to library patrons.
  • Learned library's catalogue and assisted patrons in looking up books and other library items.
  • Checked in and out library items Assisted students with various tasks Organized books according to the Library of Congress Classification

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28. Millennium
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Here's how Millennium is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Used Millennium technology tool for researching materials and checking in/out materials.
  • Tracked library materials using Millennium Circulation software.
  • Aided in the circulation of books and laptops using the Millennium computer program
  • Managed and work with specialized software designed for Michener library (Millennium).

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29. Library Equipment
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Here's how Library Equipment is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assist patrons with mechanical operations of library equipment.
  • Open and close library during specified hours and secure library equipment, such as computers and audiovisual (AV) equipment.
  • Assisted students with Microsoft word issues * Maintained library equipment
  • Supported patron use of library equipment and databases.
  • Open and close library during specified hours and secure library equipment Locate library materials for patrons, including books and periodicals.

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30. Community Outreach
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31. Special Projects
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Here's how Special Projects is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Performed extensive legal research for special projects as assigned and requested by professors and lawyers.
  • Provide assistance to teachers and students by locating materials and helping to complete special projects.
  • Performed special projects for the Library Director; including videography and photography for the library website and social media.

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32. Library Collection
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Here's how Library Collection is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assisted library patrons by providing research instruction, reference support, and maintaining library collections
  • Organized library materials in and out of circulation and library collections.
  • Managed inventory of library collections.
  • Scanned areas of the library collection weekly to ensure the location integrity of library materials.
  • Shelved library collection with 100% accuracy.
  • Organize and maintain library collection.
  • add blocks to patron records, searches claims return items in the library collection).

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33. Inter-Library Loans
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Here's how Inter-Library Loans is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Processed and prepared inter-library loans for patrons within our library network.
  • Maintain over 200,000 books and prepare inter-library loans across national market.
  • Worked circulation desk of the two main UCSC libraries Circulated books, reserve materials, inter-library loans, and led library tours
  • Assist students with computer questions Help to devise shelving organization system Prepare books for Inter-Library Loans

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34. Library Policies
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Here's how Library Policies is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Explain library policies and procedures to patrons, answer questions about the library, and make referrals to the reference staff.
  • Assisted patrons with questions regarding library policies, computers, locating materials, etc.
  • Interpreted library policies, handled specialized materials and instructed users in the use of resourcematerials.
  • Answered patrons' questions regarding library policies and resources in a friendly manner.

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35. Library Staff
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Here's how Library Staff is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assist library staff in organizing book/thesis/dissertation collections and delivering new media/course materials.
  • Complete assigned daily tasks/errands for the library staff.
  • Assisted library staff with miscellaneous projects.
  • Assisted library staff with acquisition and cataloguing of new items.
  • decorated and organized employee events for the library staff.

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36. CDS
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Here's how CDS is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Responded to telephone inquiries, handled check-in returns, and processed out-bound books, CDs and videos.
  • Checked in, renewed, and re-shelved CDs, books, periodicals and DVD/VHS.
  • Shelved books, musical scores, and CDs for reading and research.

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Here's how Powerpoint is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Helped students with computer applications and processes such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and OneNote.

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38. Computer Hardware
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39. Administrative Tasks
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40. Routine Information
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Here's how Routine Information is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Answered telephones and provided routine information or refers and transferred calls.

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41. Sierra
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Here's how Sierra is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Locate requested books on the shelves with the Dewey Decimal System and in the library database using Sierra.
  • Front desk attendant, customer service, inventory recording, experience with KRONOS and SIERRA library systems.
  • Checked in, checked out and renewed library materials using Sierra and Millenium.

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42. In Books
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Here's how In Books is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Checked out and checked in books, journals, reserve books and other library materials.
  • Work Study/Part-Time position: Assist patrons to locate, check-out, and check-in books.
  • Checked out and checked in books.
  • Operated computer to check in books.
  • Assisted patrons with working university website, directed them through building and recommended certain books Created spreadsheets on Microsoft Excel
  • Checked out/in books, DVDs, Periodicals, etc., Cleaned shelves, sorted books.

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43. Staff Members
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Here's how Staff Members is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Completed projects as assigned by staff members along with regular library related activities.
  • Provided input in creating events that would benefit the needs of students, faculty, and staff members.

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44. General Public
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Here's how General Public is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Provided diversified information services and research assistance to the computer lab, general public and student population.
  • Provided information services and research assistance to the general public and student patrons.
  • Provided assistance to the general public and faculty Assisted patrons with checking items in/out the library.

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45. Computer Programs
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Here's how Computer Programs is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Operated various computer programs to organize materials.
  • Participate in training to remain up to date with computer programs used at the library.
  • Worked with customers on different computer programs, including library program.
  • Worked with Microsoft Office and other computer programs
  • Work with various library based computer programs.
  • Integrate new computer programs into daily workflow to process Interlibrary Loan requests.

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46. Out Books
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Here's how Out Books is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Assist students with daily needs such as checking out books, computer problems, and general questions.
  • Checked out books to students, faculty and staff, and answer questions about materials
  • Assisted patrons with checking in and out books, laptops, cameras, etc.
  • Helped students and faculty check in/ and out books out from the libraries services.
  • Assist customers in checking in/out books and updated customer's information in computers
  • Check in and out books as well as other library material.
  • Enforced admittance policies as well as loaned out books.
  • Helped patrons locate and checkout books.
  • Checked out books and laptops.
  • Help library patrons check-in and check-out books, sort books by Dewey Decimal and Library Congress system.
  • Helped customers check out books and other items Organized books and put returned items back on the stacks
  • Assisted students with locating and checking out books Organized shelves according to the JCU classification system
  • Check out books and other library materials to students 4.
  • Check In/Out books, laptops, IPads, etc.
  • Checked in books I reserved materials for professors I set up patron profiles so they could check out books
  • Greet and assist patrons Computer Skills requiring different databases Check in and check out books for patrons
  • checked out books to students, professors and community members shelved books in stacks
  • Research assistance Find books and media items for patrons Check in/out books Answer general questions about the library/campus
  • elped library patrons and students check out books and answered any questions they had about the library.
  • Check out books to patrons Manage desk Operate the computer Shelve books to proper locations

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47. Late Fees
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Here's how Late Fees is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Resolved conflicts regarding late fees and lost property.
  • Checked library books in and out of the library Labeled library books Collected late fees from patrons Provided general library support

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48. Library Holdings
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Here's how Library Holdings is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Replaced books, magazines and other library holdings on shelves according to numbering sequences.

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49. Library Facilities
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Here's how Library Facilities is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Explained use of library facilities, resources, equipment and services.
  • Assisted patrons with legal research and operation of library facilities Shipped and received law materials for Interlibrary Loan Services

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50. Library Procedures
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Here's how Library Procedures is used in Circulation Desk Assistant jobs:
  • Fielded a variety of patrons' questions and concerns about library procedures.
  • Explained and reinforced library procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Informed students of library procedures and proper equipment usage.
  • Provide an overview of layout and library procedures.

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20 Most Common Skills For A Circulation Desk Assistant

Library Materials

21.3%

Customer Service

15.4%

New Patrons

9.3%

Phone Calls

6.7%

Library Resources

5.2%

Research Projects

5.1%

Dvds

3.7%

Front Desk

3.5%

Circulation Desk

3.5%

Course Reserves

3.3%

Shelve Books

3.1%

Library Database

3.0%

Library Books

2.6%

Online

2.2%

Data Entry

2.2%

Library Cards

2.1%

Computer System

2.0%

Library System

2.0%

Sort

1.9%

Reference Questions

1.9%
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Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Circulation Desk Assistant

Rank Skill
1 Library Materials 15.8%
2 Customer Service 11.4%
3 New Patrons 6.9%
4 Phone Calls 5.0%
5 Library Resources 3.9%
6 Research Projects 3.8%
7 Dvds 2.7%
8 Front Desk 2.6%
9 Circulation Desk 2.6%
10 Course Reserves 2.5%
11 Shelve Books 2.3%
12 Library Database 2.2%
13 Library Books 1.9%
14 Online 1.7%
15 Data Entry 1.6%
16 Library Cards 1.6%
17 Computer System 1.5%
18 Library System 1.5%
19 Sort 1.4%
20 Reference Questions 1.4%
21 Study Rooms 1.3%
22 Reference Materials 1.3%
23 Student Workers 1.2%
24 Library Services 1.2%
25 General Questions 1.1%
26 New Books 1.1%
27 Library Items 1.1%
28 Millennium 1.1%
29 Library Equipment 1.1%
30 Community Outreach 1.1%
31 Special Projects 1.0%
32 Library Collection 1.0%
33 Inter-Library Loans 0.9%
34 Library Policies 0.9%
35 Library Staff 0.9%
36 CDS 0.8%
37 Powerpoint 0.8%
38 Computer Hardware 0.7%
39 Administrative Tasks 0.7%
40 Routine Information 0.7%
41 Sierra 0.7%
42 In Books 0.7%
43 Staff Members 0.7%
44 General Public 0.7%
45 Computer Programs 0.7%
46 Out Books 0.7%
47 Late Fees 0.7%
48 Library Holdings 0.6%
49 Library Facilities 0.6%
50 Library Procedures 0.6%
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