Library Trainee Officer
IBA Institute of Business Administration Library & Data Research Centre
Performing following library activities.
1. Circulation services
Specifically book transactions (checkouts & check-ins), guiding and satisfying users reference & referral queries, routine circulation queries such as making library patterns in KOHA managing library's potential usage records, looking over fine queries, etc.
2. Research support
(for PhD & MS students) dealing with article queries, statistical reports requests, case studies requests using electronic databases (such as comtrade, Euromonitor, Islamic finance news, IMF & world bank's E library) & printed resources.
a) Using Thomson Reuters Data stream for financial statistical data requests, providing Endnote (reference management software's services).
3. Collection & Acquisition services
As a library trainee officer I'm assisting for the acquisition of library material from making
correspondence with vendors to preparing of approvals, orders, acquiring material, billing of acquired material to the acquisition/ maintaining records of the acquired library material.
4. Technical Services ( Classification & Cataloging)
Highly skilled in maintaining library's literary record in an integrated library management software. I've been technically processing that is classifying books, journals, research publications, government publications & others using DDC and cataloging them or importing Z39.50 records in KOHA.
a) Preparation of books & cataloged items providing assistance to library attendants in printing & pasting of barcodes, spine labels & book cards from KOHA etc.
5. Collection & Maintenance services (Serial & Archives) I've managed 5 years record of IBA libraries local Pakistani publications managing every frequency from annual, bi-annual, monthly, bi-monthly, quarterly, fortnightly to weekly as well as acquiring and cataloging the serials in the form of cardex entries.
a) Clipping of important, IBA related, users demanded and subjects and areas
offered news and media advertisements
6. Library Orientation sessions I've performed library orientation and instructional sessions briefing about the library's services, library spaces, resources, e-resources, collections.