Definition of Librarian

1. Noun. A professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services.

Exact synonyms: Bibliothec
Specialized synonyms: Cataloger, Cataloguer
Generic synonyms: Professional, Professional Person
Specialized synonyms: Dewey, Melvil Dewey, Melville Louis Kossuth Dewey
Derivative terms: Librarianship



Definition of Librarian

1. n. One who has the care or charge of a library.

Definition of Librarian

1. Noun. The keeper, manager of a library ¹

2. Noun. One who cares for the publications, files etc. in a library, whether staff or volunteer ¹

3. Noun. A person who processes and organizes information ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Librarian

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Librarian

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1. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association, Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter (1908)
"Nowhere, could I find even hinted, ''What a teacher may do for a librarian." I was in much the same boat as was a fellow Scot. ..."

2. The Library by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)., Library Association (1893)
"The Duties of a librarian in Relation to the Readers. T^HAT there is a certain relative position existing between a librarian and the readers is a fact ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In a college the proper salary of the college librarian ... The modern librarian is as anxious to put his wares before the public ..."

4. Proceedings of the American Antiquarian Society by American Antiquarian Society (1905)
"REPORT OF THE librarian. THE increasing number of scholarly papers offered at our meetings suggests the saving of time and space by allowing the librarian ..."

5. The Annual Literary Index by William Isaac Fletcher, Richard Rogers Bowker (1895)
"State Library, Albany, NY Miss CA BLANCHARD librarian Tufts Library, Weymouth, Mass. ... KC DAVIS librarian University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. ..."

6. The Library by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)., Library Association (1895)
"Mr. JWC Purves, an assistant in the New- -castle-upon-Tyne Public Libraries, has been appointed librarian. Some indignation appears to have been caused in ..."

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