Top Technical Services Librarian Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Technical Services Librarian. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Technical Services Librarian resumes they appeared on. For example, 17.4% of Technical Services Librarian resumes contained Library Materials as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Technical Services Librarian actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Technical Services Librarian resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Library Materials

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Here's how Library Materials is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Maintained library collection, located information, processed library materials and assisted patrons with routine inquiries.
  • Compiled and checked-in library materials incoming books from different mail services.
  • Designed and implemented library website to improve access to library materials.
  • Maintained inventory records and notified students lost or overdue library materials.
  • Reviewed and selected library materials for circulating and reference collection.
  • Identified process improvements for efficient retrieval of library materials.
  • Ensured that library materials were properly authorized to facility.
  • Cataloged Dissertations and other library materials
  • Identified and prepared library materials (e.g., unbound periodicals and books needing repairs) for binding or rebinding.
  • Assisted both legal and non-legal patrons with the circulation of library materials in print and electronic versions.
  • Receive and interpret requests from patrons, consult library materials and locate relevant information.
  • Accept payment for lost library materials according to Army regulation.
  • Conduct and managed library materials, supplies and media material.
  • Collected money for fines, damaged or lost library materials.
  • Check overdue items and help patrons locate library materials.
  • Discharged, renewed, and shelved library materials.
  • Process invoices for payment of library materials.
  • Repair & process library materials.
  • Provide back-up from historical digitals files; searches for cataloguing copies of library materials in any format on using Romanized characters.

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2. Database

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Here's how Database is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Maintained and researched material using multiple automated databases associated with specific library functions to support office and library operations.
  • Designed and implemented Web-based firm deal precedent databases, attorney training materials databases, and corporate deal document taxonomies.
  • Supervised Bibliographical Control Team and implemented quality assurance procedures for all data entered into the library database.
  • Maintained library records and circulation systems by entering data into computerized databases and editing computer records.
  • Developed search strategies and performed in-depth online literature searches primarily through DIALOG and Legi-Slate databases.
  • Utilized Open Text TECHLIB database to catalog acquired books and documents supporting repository licensing documents.
  • Maintained files on Technical Manual Deficiency Reports and updated the Common Problem Reporting database.
  • Contacted potential vendors, initiated acquisitions of information materials, and organized library database.
  • Improved patron redirection efficiency by creating a comprehensive database of library services.
  • Provided extensive legal research and reference support utilizing legal and business databases.
  • Assisted in maintaining existing databases and updated training material as needed.
  • Reviewed and edited Data Model and Data Dictionary for database designer.
  • Proofread and provided quality control for company database.
  • Created an interior design materials database and interface.
  • Maintained archival files and databases for reference librarians.
  • Perform all administrative duties for library database.
  • Translated all engine information into computer database.
  • Maintained a database of library acquisitions and payments, generated reports and obtained metrics for budget purposes via Access and EOS.
  • Developed and utilize databases to track holdings and work in progress for project documentation and the enforcement of document control.
  • Maintain and update filing, inventory, mailing, and database system, either manually or using a computer.

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3. Online Catalog

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Here's how Online Catalog is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Check in/checkout circulation materials and assist patrons with online catalog usage.
  • Performed online catalog data corrections and resolved bibliographic problems.
  • Designed, implemented and documented process for adding electronic monographs to online catalog.
  • Created and maintained an online catalog of books for student use
  • Corrected discrepancies in card catalog, online catalog, and actual collections.
  • Added url links to online catalog providing desktop access to full-text resources.

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4. Technical Manuals

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Here's how Technical Manuals is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Maintain and manages drawings, technical manuals in repair, overhaul, and modernization of commercial and naval vessels.
  • Organized and maintained technical library equipment, updates of all blue prints, specification, and technical manuals.
  • Supervised the control of 1,000 classified technical manuals in the maintenance vaultHandled classified material
  • Inventoried and maintained accountability of over 200+ individual paper publications, weapons checklists, and technical manuals.
  • Maintained and entered revisions into classified technical manuals.
  • Ensured correct and up-to-date technical manuals are used for the maintenance of the F/A-18C Hornet.

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5. Collection Development

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Here's how Collection Development is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Interacted with firm libraries nationwide to effectively accomplish cataloging and collection development functions in all firm offices.
  • Shared in general reference, instruction, and collection development functions with other library professionals.
  • Review potential materials for acquisition and contributes to acquisition and collection development efforts.
  • Managed reference, collection development and student services projects.
  • Assumed responsibility for branch children collection development budget.
  • Participated in collection development policy and decisions.
  • Assisted with library collection development (print and digital resources), development of marketing materials, and strategic planning.
  • Assist with collection development, including selection, evaluation, and weeding of the collections.
  • Led collection development for science materials, CDs, books, maps, and microfiche.

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6. Technical Services

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Here's how Technical Services is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Performed supervisory and responsible technical library work managing and directing Technical Services and Processing Department in the County Library Department.
  • Served in a supervisory capacity to paraprofessional staff in the Technical Services Department.
  • Supervised technical services and reference activities for academic community of over 15,000.
  • Trained and supervised student workers in Technical Services Department
  • Participated in developing Technical Services policies and procedures.
  • Co-author of the Private Law Libraries column in Technical Services Law Librarian 2012-2014.
  • Worked with the Technical Services Manager and Library Director to conduct budget review.
  • Develop and execute procedures to cut costs in Technical Services Department.
  • Collect monthly technical services statistics for eight firm libraries.
  • Cross trained with other Technical Services and Reference staff.
  • Write policies for the Technical Services Department.
  • Led technical services team and managed budgets.
  • Assist with technical services department.

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7. Reference Services

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Here's how Reference Services is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Provided reference services in person, by phone, email, and online chat.
  • Provide circulation and reference services to faculty, staff and students.
  • Present reader's advisory and reference services to children and adults.
  • Delivered reference services in the humanities and arts.
  • Chair, Centralized Reference Services Committee.
  • Provide reference services to patrons.
  • Managed reference services at major urban and outlying community branches * Provided computer tutorial and database navigation.
  • Assisted in updating and maintaining indexes, databases, and database architecture Assisted in circulation and reference services;

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8. New Acquisitions

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Here's how New Acquisitions is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Processed new acquisitions and ordered specialty supplies.
  • Received and processed new acquisitions for the library.

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9. Serials

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Here's how Serials is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Cataloged new books and serials in MARC using copy and original cataloging methods on Horizon SirsiDynix database.
  • Developed, organized, cataloged and maintained library's serials collection.
  • Managed Technical Services Department, including Cataloging, Acquisitions, Mending, Gifts, print-Serials and Government Documents.
  • Used serials, acquisitions and cataloging modules of TECHLIB in a fully-automated special library within a UNIX environment.
  • Obtain proper documentation and approval for the purchase of books, serials, specifications and other library items.
  • Participated on following group projects: Standing orders review, Serials review.
  • Participated in Centro Digitization endeavors; cataloged books, serials, electronic and archival materials.
  • Supervised Acquisitions, Serials and Interlibrary Loan Departments.
  • Import records from external databases Catalog books, serials, technical manuals and videos for Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL)
  • Maintained shelving system for paper and microfilm formats, updated and printed serials checklists.

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10. Library System

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Here's how Library System is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Consolidated library records in a new integrated library system, necessitating re-cataloging thousands of records.
  • Provided nationwide access to library services and publications via a specialized integrated library system.
  • Follow established guidelines of library system.
  • Assisted in Library Systems administration.
  • Awarded Certificate of Appreciation for Outstanding Community Service by the Director of the San Antonio Public Library system.
  • Work with Polaris Library Systems to implement a data migration of 1.5 million records in 2009.
  • Manage project to migrate to and install a new integrated library system (ILS).
  • Oversee website, centralized phone system, and all virtual services for 5-branch library system.
  • Inventory collection and remove material from Integrated Library System that is no longer in circulation.
  • Collaborated with the Library Systems Office in design and troubleshooting of the project database.
  • Coordinated the ordering of all print materials for library system.
  • Administered Integrated Library System (SIRSIDynix), particularly for cataloging, circulation and academic reserves modules.
  • Trained and established a computerized library system .

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11. Technical Library

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Here's how Technical Library is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Maintained a technical library for the Technical Publications/Provisioning Department in Honeywell's Defense Systems Division.
  • Job responsibilities included administration and maintenance of the Facility Engineering Technical Library.
  • Oversee comprehensive technical library for aircrew training and facilitate annual inspections.
  • Inserted all revisions in manuals located in the Technical Library and ensured manuals were maintained in good condition.
  • Planned and installed both a physical and online corporate technical library from scratch within a year.
  • Maintained the Technical Library, which included engineering design data, technical drawings and microfilm.
  • Maintained a technical library for a team of engineers employed at the Navy Yard.
  • Maintain and archive all official drawings in Configuration Management (CM) technical library.
  • Create and implement Technical Library procedures and policies.
  • Maintain collections in the Technical Library.
  • Maintain the Technical Library in SAP IDMS and hardcopy.

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12. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Trained staff from 48 member libraries in use of Microsoft Office software, database and internet searching, and library-specific software.
  • Developed the course materials and trained attorneys/legal assistants on using the Internet for legal research and other library resources.
  • Obtained manuals, requirements, standards and other material from trade, government, Internet and on-line services.
  • Trained employees in the use of our automation system, reference materials and interviews, and internet searching.
  • Utilized Lexis/Nexis, Dialog, OCLC, the Internet, and many other bibliographic databases.
  • Maintained and administered the library's government forms for public internet and phone.
  • Performed online searches using DIALOG, the Internet and TP Advantage.
  • Created training program for Internet and software users.
  • Designed training manuals for Internet and database users.
  • Performed Reference Desk responsibilities including assisting patrons with Internet resources, electronic database resources, and Internet access terminal questions.
  • Provided customer assistance to patrons interested in library card catalogs, indexes, online databases, internet resources and CD-ROMs.
  • Conduct training at Tampa Bay Library Consortium for librarians and library staff on Internet searching.
  • Performed database searches on Westlaw, LexisNexis and the Internet.

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13. Oclc

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Here's how Oclc is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Perform original and copy cataloging for new acquisitions in OCLC and Horizon.
  • Cataloged printed and non-printed materials with OCLC.
  • Created electronic bibliographic and authority records for OCLC and Voyager databases.
  • Conducted searches on OCLC for Inter-Library loan to obtain bibliographic, abstract and full text information on sources.
  • Conducted searches on OCLC for Inter-Library loan for bibliographic, abstract and full-text information.
  • Cataloged various formats for using standard cataloging utilizes - DDC (21st Edition), AACR2, LCSH and OCLC.

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14. Interlibrary Loan

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Here's how Interlibrary Loan is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Provided reference, cataloging, interlibrary loan, and collection development services.
  • Responded to interlibrary loan requests and coordinated services with reference staff.
  • Supervised the library's OhioLINK circulation and interlibrary loan services and served as the primary contact.
  • Train 20+ student employees on interlibrary loan procedures including but not limited to, scanning.
  • Supervised staff in Circulation, Interlibrary Loan, Tech Services and Stacks units.
  • Assist with interlibrary loan request and processing of incoming material.

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15. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Maintain and promotes the characteristics of excellent customer services in assigned area of responsibility.
  • Provide excellent customer service to efficiently retrieve media for customers.
  • General Clerk Duties Inventory control and upkeep General customer service duties
  • Provided customer service to associates using library equipment.
  • Served as Customer Service Account Representative.
  • Provided customer service support to the building, civilian and Air Force personnel in support of their Air Force mission.
  • Answered telephone, email, and in-person queries., excellent customer service skills, public speaking Language.
  • Staffed and maintained public service desk to provide customer service.
  • Provided customer service to ensure quality delivery of services to the general public.
  • Check in/out books, electronics, and tiding up the library Customer Service Representative-Computer Science Corp (CSC), Barbourville.

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16. Electronic Resources

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Here's how Electronic Resources is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Use the library catalog system and other electronic resources to locate and place materials on reserve for customers.
  • Researched in-depth information requests using various print/electronic resources and provided ready reference service to the auditing staff.
  • Assisted in the development of print and electronic resources to facilitate general and specialized bibliographic instruction sessions.
  • Utilized electronic resources to create reports and spreadsheets from research and statistical information.
  • Experience in information retrieval using library electronic resources to locate resources for patrons.
  • Performed research using legal and business electronic resources.

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17. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Managed CAP Unit; supervised staff members; formulated budget; supervised cataloging of items added to collection via OCLC system.
  • Hired, trained, and supervised four and a half FTE staff members and several student employees.
  • Coached and developed seven staff members in the Circulation and Technical Services Departments.
  • Assigned to supervise and lead a team of 3 staff members.
  • Coordinated training for staff members.
  • Processed course registrations by entering registrant information into a database and communicating with staff members to clarify issues on registration forms.

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18. Teen

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Here's how Teen is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Corresponded with local community members and organizations to provide inexpensive and educational teen programs.
  • Attended conferences to speak on marketing of teens services and active fund-raising through digital means.
  • Have created 5 weekly programs that are centered on teen patrons.
  • Submit monthly Teen Services updates for the Director s Report.
  • Oversee maintenance of main library and thirteen satellite libraries.
  • Supervised as many as fourteen students at a time.
  • Submit monthly statistical report to Teen Services.
  • Encouraged teen literacy by implementing school outreach, standardized teen reader's advisory handouts, and selected acquisitions.
  • Coordinate events and programs for Teen Services Assist and supervise Patrons Maintain library catalogue and shelf space Building supervisor procedures

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19. Reference Questions

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Here's how Reference Questions is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Assist in duties including book talks, answer students reference questions and collection advise, shelving books and filling holds.
  • Compile statistics on door count, circulation, photocopies, and reference questions.
  • Assisted students, faculty and community members with Research and Reference questions.
  • Answer emailed reference questions and respond to paper and web-based user suggestions.
  • Answered Reference questions in-person, over the phone, and online.
  • Exercise independent judgment in answering reference questions, reader's advisory, computer instruction, addressing security issues and assisting customers.

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20. Marc

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Here's how Marc is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Established procedures for centralized Technical Services of MARC records.
  • Perform original cataloging and authority control activities maintaining authority records in Marc format using SIRSI system.
  • Performed occasional original MARC electronic resource cataloging as needed.
  • Copy cataloging and original bibliographic descriptions created using MARC standards in a progressive, busy suburban library in Ohio.
  • Cataloged books and documents using AACCR2, MARC and standards for descriptive cataloging of government scientific and technical reports.
  • Applied Anglo-American Cataloging Rules, Library of Congress subject heading policies, MARC21 and catalog material rules.

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21. Reference Desk

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Here's how Reference Desk is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Provide reference service to staff and provide daily coverage at reference desk.
  • Maintained hours at the circulation and reference desk.
  • Work reference desk assisting patrons with using library resources, assignments, research, and creating ID cards.
  • Created and presented children's programs, summer reading program implementation, circulation/reference desk duties, program materials preparation
  • Managed reference desk including advising readers and delivering computer class instruction to the public.
  • Reference Service Responsibilities Provided assistance at the reference desk and taught bibliographic instruction classes.

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22. Oversaw

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Here's how Oversaw is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Promoted community development and oversaw linkages with internal and external programs.
  • Planed and oversaw the physical arrangement and maintenance of library collections.
  • Assigned copy cataloging editing and oversaw quality control bibliographic record production.
  • Developed and publicized community programming and oversaw BookALibrarian/AskALibrarian services.
  • Hired, trained, supervised and evaluated 3 full-time staff positions, and oversaw 11 other positions.
  • Managed and oversaw various library events and programs.

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23. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Monitor the front desk, this included answering phone calls, taking messages, transferred calls, and keeping data records.
  • Frequent phone calls with programmers, discussing and resolving issues daily until needs are met.
  • Directed telephone calls and messages to the appropriate staff and departments.
  • Greeted Patrons daily, assisted phone calls.
  • Answered phone calls and provided information and guidance to all customers in an efficient manner.
  • Greet customers, and provide product information Answer phone calls and give information on products.

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24. New Books

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Here's how New Books is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Processed and incorporated all new books into library computer software program
  • Advertise new books or products.
  • Processed all incoming new books of different genres ie.
  • Selected new books for the Children's Room collection.
  • Responded to patron questions and inquiries, ordered new books and maintained collection.
  • Reviewed and selected new books and other materials for collection development.

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25. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Provided technical support in scientific library.
  • Provided technical support for account System Engineers, creating various reports using MSWORD and EXCEL and resolve data security issues.
  • Performed in-person, telephone, and email technical support for member libraries and STLS staff.
  • Provided technical support to NetLibrary customers in all aspects of eBook and eAudioBook lines of business.
  • Provided technical support for computer programs related to electronic music classes.
  • Managed technical support including cataloging, serials, and acquisitions.

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26. ILS

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Here's how ILS is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Worked with MOBIUS Consortium to implement Sierra ILS by Innovative Interfaces, Inc.
  • Monitored, modified and maintained cataloging details in the Endeavor Voyager Integrated Library System.
  • Conducted monitoring activities of authority records in VOYAGER ILS.
  • Trained staff for ILS use.
  • Performed problem solving for cataloging, ILS, vendor/publishers issues, personnel issues, processing and others.
  • Train all new library staff on circulation and reference functions of Polaris ILS.

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27. Library Database

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Here's how Library Database is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Organized and archived video footage into library databases allowing for timely retrieval of video clips for on-air packages.
  • Cataloged all materials for the library using Library of Congress classification and entered into automated library database.
  • Computed information into Library Database.
  • Trained individuals and groups in information seeking behaviors, research and instruction with library databases and proper APA citation style.
  • Developed process for over 500 students to check out and return over 10,000 books through utilization of library database.
  • Worked In the school library creating and maintaining the library database, assisting students with checking out books and books

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28. Patron Accounts

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Here's how Patron Accounts is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Managed patron accounts and material records in Polaris Library.
  • Maintain confidentiality while accessing patron accounts.
  • Created and updated patron accounts, allocated fines, and conducted missing item searches.
  • Updated book records and retrieved archived data; handled patron accounts.
  • Assessed charges to patron accounts; collects fees and charges.
  • Resolved various problems and disputes on patron accounts

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29. Technical Data

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Here's how Technical Data is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Supervised 16 personnel in organizing/tracking/maintaining technical data.
  • Organize, catalog, and control the distribution of technical data maintained in the Technical Library, both physical and virtual.
  • Coordinated the quarterly technical publication review with Naval Air Technical Data & Engineering Service Command (NATEC).
  • Supply technical data to research and development for Engineering Orders and new capabilities.
  • Buy technical data from OEMs.

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30. Circulation Desk

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Here's how Circulation Desk is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Organize books in according to call numbers, and perform circulation desk duties.
  • General management of circulation desk area, to include maintaining working computers.
  • Facilitated Inter Library Loans - Ensured quality customer service at the circulation desk
  • Worked behind a circulation desk, updating library cataloging database and helping students
  • Managed the library's automated circulation system and circulation desk operations.
  • Operated circulation desk and assisted students and faculty with information needs.

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31. Public Library

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Here's how Public Library is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Act as a point person between Fremont Public Library and CCS regarding the new enterprise catalog.
  • Conducted site survey, which resulted in a preservation grant to a public library.
  • Piloted weeding service at Kohler Public Library.
  • Work with elementary teacher librarians as public library liaison, includes presenting book talks and information literacy instruction.
  • Coordinated AUL Corporate Library program with Outreach Service representatives from Indianapolis Marion County Public Library.
  • Administered and developed public library programs including genealogy sessions, workshops, and lectures.

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32. Reference Assistance

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Here's how Reference Assistance is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Reference assistance to 2800 students and a community of 30,000, including general reference and access to the Norwegian Genealogy Collection.
  • Provide reference assistance and instruction to attorneys and support staff.
  • Provide reference assistance to student.
  • Reference Librarian Provide ready reference assistance and bibliographic instruction with both print and electronic research resources.
  • Provided research consultation, reference assistance and technical assistance to faculty and students.
  • Provided reference assistance and user support to summer associates and attorneys.

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33. New Materials

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Here's how New Materials is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Provided reference services, maintained library collection, made recommendations for the selection of new materials, and supervised inventory activities.
  • Collaborate with acquisitions to purchase new materials for both general and specific collections.
  • Re-arranged any necessary materials currently on the shelves to accommodate new materials.
  • Process new materials for collection, including original and copy cataloging.
  • Cataloged new materials and maintained databases using Microsoft Access and DB/TextWorks.
  • Processed new materials, including periodicals.

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34. Student Workers

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Here's how Student Workers is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Trained and supervised up to twelve student workers every academic year.
  • Train staff and student workers on the use of SIRSI Workflows software.
  • Provided student workers with instructional advisement on questions posted of varied difficulty for K-12, post-secondary education and private users.
  • Supervised library student workers, including hiring, directing and reviewing performance.
  • Participated in supervising and training student workers.
  • Provided administrative support for 12 employees and various student workers that included payroll, performance appraisals and training.

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35. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Performed administrative duties for two librarians, such as typing, filing, data entry, cataloging and calculating productivity statistics.
  • Listened actively, gathered data and information from customers, performed data entry.
  • Performed file keeping and data entry to maintain organization and efficiency.
  • Obtained additional data entry experience using a circulation platform.
  • Worked with Newspaper indexing using electronic data entry.
  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of program paperwork, data entry and preparation of monthly reports and statistics, as required.

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36. Opac

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Here's how Opac is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Trained students how to conduct research using CUNY + OPAC, microfilm machines and microfiche.
  • Led the serials team in adding 450 periodicals to OPAC and make available for circulation.
  • Updated library OPAC using Innovative Interfaces Millennium software.
  • Process inter-library loan requests using JerseyCat, the statewide OPAC.
  • Organized and managed electronic records in Innopac System.
  • Perform system administration tasks for OPAC and original cataloguing for print and non-print materials.

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37. Sharepoint

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Here's how Sharepoint is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Developed SharePoint site earning consistent preference by aircrew testers based on provision of accurate, current information.
  • Revamped and regularly updated the library SharePoint website.
  • Utilized Microsoft SharePoint to create and maintain the library intranet portal.
  • Create firm-wide research and administration SharePoint sites used by attorneys, executive administration, and various levels of personnel.
  • Administered the Knowledge Base (SharePoint).

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38. Computer Lab

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Here's how Computer Lab is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Provided management for the Library Computer Lab to ensure efficient use.
  • Research, develop and coordinate drop in computer lab training for patrons.
  • Supervised Middle School Computer Lab, providing technical assistance and troubleshooting for computer problems.
  • Performed troubleshooting in associated Windows computer lab and network printer.
  • Maintained computer lab and oversaw keyboarding instruction.
  • Oversee technology acquisitions, upgrades, usage and support for the library computer lab.

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39. Research Assistance

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Here's how Research Assistance is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Provided library reference services, in-class instruction, student/faculty research assistance and instruction.
  • Provide reference/research assistance for all library materials; print and electronic.
  • Provided copyright and legal research assistance.
  • Managed the Solid State Physics Library, providing research assistance and online searching to the scientists.
  • Provided research assistance for clients in the fields of education and community service.
  • Provided reference service and research assistance for students and staff members.
  • Research assistance is offered through Westlaw and Lexis Nexis resources, subscription databases, and Internet resources.

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40. Aacr2

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Here's how Aacr2 is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Cataloged library materials according to AACR2 standards using LibraryWorld and Microsoft Excel software.
  • Organize and catalog new and existing resources in accordance with global library rules and standards including MARC and AACR2.

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41. Html

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Here's how Html is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Analyzed and evaluated feedback from NIH and NLM policies and staff to develop and implement volunteer program - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/volunteer.html.
  • Composed subject guides for the Science and Health Sciences Collections utilizing HTML editors.
  • Used HTML and web editing skills on all pages.
  • Provide basic HTML assistance to update library homepage.
  • Designed and created a new library website using the content management system WordPress via CSS and HTML encoding.
  • Administer and maintain library website using Drupal and HTML.

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42. Technical Publications

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Here's how Technical Publications is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Tracked and issued classified and unclassified paper and magnetic media technical publications.
  • Managed approximately 5,745 technical publications and over 30,000 engineering drawings.
  • Accomplished revisions and edits to manuals and forms as directed by the Supervisor of Technical Publications.
  • Streamlined technical publications by eliminating non-applicable publications.
  • Managed and updated the organizations Technical Publications Management System to ensure current technical information was being facilitated to the fleet.
  • Educated the dispersed technical publications librarians from each squadron on the daily maintenance and updating of technical publications.

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43. Special Projects

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Here's how Special Projects is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Provide assistance to professors and students by locating materials and facilitating to complete special projects.
  • Researched and investigated special projects and prepared reports/analysis on library operations.
  • Collaborated with other team members on special projects and events.
  • Assisted students with homework requirements and special projects.
  • Served on special projects and staff committees.
  • Supervised the high school and middle school para-professionals in their specific library duties including shelving, processing and special projects.

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44. Reference Materials

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Here's how Reference Materials is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Organized collections of books, publications, documents, audiovisual aids, and other reference materials for convenient access.
  • Assisted patrons with reference materials, research, and computer instruction.
  • Provide users with reference materials.
  • Gained valuable experience in conducting efficient, comprehensive research by working with the library's extensive collection of reference materials/database systems.
  • Purchased appropriate print and electronic reference materials, supplies and other required resources to ensure quality library services.
  • Corresponded, collaborated and interacted with personnel to gather, investigate and allocate reference materials.

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45. FAA

low Demand
Here's how FAA is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Worked closely with aircraft manufactures, to ensure all aircraft maintenance manuals were within FAA guidelines.
  • Distributed manual and FAA documentation updates to various locations within the company.
  • Ensured accurate compliance with FAA requirements and regularly audited over 650 electronic/hard copy manuals across 6 libraries.
  • Achieved exemplary results in every external audit (network and FAA) over four and half years.
  • Mailed out revisions to all Maintenance and Pilots upon approval from FAA.
  • Update library and maintain current revisions as per FAA.

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46. Millennium

low Demand
Here's how Millennium is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Customized the Millennium OPAC (Innovative Interfaces).
  • Experience with OCLC Connexion, Innovative Millennium, MS Office.
  • Implemented the MARLO Consortium Millennium system in 2006.

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47. Student Assistants

low Demand
Here's how Student Assistants is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Supervised several student assistants in special cataloging and indexing projects.
  • Trained and supervised student assistants.
  • Train other staff, volunteers and/or student assistants, and schedule and supervise their work.
  • Supervised one FTE and a team of student assistants.

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48. Engineering Department

low Demand
Here's how Engineering Department is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Assist inspection department, engineering department and technicians in research and locating technical data.
  • Conduct research for engineering department.
  • Managed engineering department during crew swap form USS Patriot to USS Scout while ships were 12,000 miles apart.
  • Assist engineering department with engineering orders, file, archive, create folders and entering data.
  • Act as the Engineering Department Administrative and Engineering Assistant as required.
  • Have a working knowledge of Dry Dock operations and administrative practices as a collateral duties in the Engineering department.

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49. Government Documents

low Demand
Here's how Government Documents is used in Technical Services Librarian jobs:
  • Lead group projects: Rapid acquisition of interlibrary loans, Government Documents Maps review and weeding.
  • Assisted faculty and students in locating archived government documents within the collection.
  • Provide reference service in government documents.
  • Reference Librarian assigned to government documents, including Federal, New Mexico and United Nations.
  • Provide individual instruction in legislative history and in the use of government documents.
  • Experienced in government documents, both U.S. and Texas.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Technical Services Librarian

Library Materials22.8%
Database11.6%
Online Catalog7.7%
Technical Manuals5.4%
Collection Development5.2%
Technical Services4.7%
Reference Services4.4%
New Acquisitions4.2%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Technical Services Librarian

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Library Materials
Library Materials
17.4%
17.4%
2
2
Database
Database
8.8%
8.8%
3
3
Online Catalog
Online Catalog
5.9%
5.9%
4
4
Technical Manuals
Technical Manuals
4.1%
4.1%
5
5
Collection Development
Collection Development
4%
4%
6
6
Technical Services
Technical Services
3.6%
3.6%
7
7
Reference Services
Reference Services
3.3%
3.3%
8
8
New Acquisitions
New Acquisitions
3.2%
3.2%
9
9
Serials
Serials
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
Library System
Library System
3.1%
3.1%
11
11
Technical Library
Technical Library
2.8%
2.8%
12
12
Internet
Internet
2.6%
2.6%
13
13
Oclc
Oclc
2.5%
2.5%
14
14
Interlibrary Loan
Interlibrary Loan
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Customer Service
Customer Service
1.8%
1.8%
16
16
Electronic Resources
Electronic Resources
1.8%
1.8%
17
17
Staff Members
Staff Members
1.7%
1.7%
18
18
Teen
Teen
1.6%
1.6%
19
19
Reference Questions
Reference Questions
1.4%
1.4%
20
20
Marc
Marc
1.4%
1.4%
21
21
Reference Desk
Reference Desk
1.3%
1.3%
22
22
Oversaw
Oversaw
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
New Books
New Books
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Technical Support
Technical Support
1%
1%
26
26
ILS
ILS
1%
1%
27
27
Library Database
Library Database
1%
1%
28
28
Patron Accounts
Patron Accounts
1%
1%
29
29
Technical Data
Technical Data
1%
1%
30
30
Circulation Desk
Circulation Desk
1%
1%
31
31
Public Library
Public Library
1%
1%
32
32
Reference Assistance
Reference Assistance
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
New Materials
New Materials
0.8%
0.8%
34
34
Student Workers
Student Workers
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.8%
0.8%
36
36
Opac
Opac
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Sharepoint
Sharepoint
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Computer Lab
Computer Lab
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Research Assistance
Research Assistance
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Aacr2
Aacr2
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Html
Html
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Technical Publications
Technical Publications
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Special Projects
Special Projects
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Reference Materials
Reference Materials
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
FAA
FAA
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Millennium
Millennium
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
Student Assistants
Student Assistants
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
Engineering Department
Engineering Department
0.6%
0.6%
49
49
Government Documents
Government Documents
0.6%
0.6%

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