How to Become a Music Librarian

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Music Librarian Job Opportunities

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Music Librarian Job Description

Music librarians generally set policy for and run the Musical Materials Center of a library. Musical Materials Centers contain collections of materials such as books, scores and sound recordings which are used in the musical instruction, education and enjoyment.

 

 

Music Librarian Job Duties

  • Recruit, interview, hire and train library staff
  • Set policy for the selection of library music materials
  • Acquire music materials for library
  • Develop and implement circulation policy
  • Personally provide reference service to patrons for music information needs, and train support staff in the same
  • Ensure that library space is used in the most efficient, convenient and aesthetically pleasing way
  • Decide where to place various types of music materials within the library

 

 

 

Majors that apply to a career as a Music Librarian:

Fine Arts  
Music  

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