librarianship

[lahy-brair-ee-uh n-ship]

noun

a profession concerned with acquiring and organizing collections of books and related materials in libraries and servicing readers and others with these resources.
the position or duties of a librarian.

Nearby words

  1. libido,
  2. libman-sacks endocarditis,
  3. libor ,
  4. libra,
  5. librarian,
  6. library,
  7. library binding,
  8. library card,
  9. library edition,
  10. library of congress

Origin of librarianship

First recorded in 1870–75; librarian + -ship

Related formssub·li·brar·i·an·ship, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for librarianship

librarianship

noun

the professional administration of library resources and servicesAlso: library science
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