CSIR Is Recruiting: Internship Programme-Library and Information Science (Four positions)

Closing Date: 03 Feb 2023

About the job:

The CSIR has an Internship opportunities for Library and Information Science in the Library Technical Services. The purpose of the Internship is to provide graduates with an opportunity to gain practical work experience in the library and information services field within a research and development environment. These positions are based in Pretoria.

Key responsibilities:

Under supervision the Intern will be required to perform the following duties:

Cataloguing of books and journals
Shelving of books and journals
Indentifing items for weeding by following the approved weeding guidelines
Quality control of Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) Knowledge Base
Monitoring and processing Interlibrary Loan requests on OCLC
Assist library clients with completion of library requests
Database training for the walk-in clients
Assist in the administration of eResources
Qualifications, skills and experience:

A Bachelor’s degree in library or information science;
Excellent organizational skills;
Customer service attitude;
Knowledge and experience in Microsoft PowerPoint or Excel ;
Attention to detail;
Team player;
Goal oriented and deadline driven;
Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise.

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