librarian

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See also: librarían

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

library +‎ -an. First attested around 1710.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) enPR: lī-brâr’-ē-ən, IPA(key): /laɪˈbɹɛɹ.i.ən/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

librarian (plural librarians)

  1. The keeper, manager of a library.
    • 1944 May and June, Arthur B. Longbottom, “The Derby Railway Institute”, in Railway Magazine, page 149:
      The amenities of the institute include a well-arranged open-access library of 18,000 volumes, and a small but valuable reference library of railway literature; the present writer is Librarian.
  2. One who cares for the publications, files etc. in a library, whether staff or volunteer.
  3. A person who processes and organizes information.

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