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[lahy-brair-ee-uh n-ship]
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  1. a profession concerned with acquiring and organizing collections of books and related materials in libraries and servicing readers and others with these resources.
  2. the position or duties of a librarian.
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Origin of librarianship

First recorded in 1870–75; librarian + -ship
Related formssub·li·brar·i·an·ship, noun
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  1. the professional administration of library resources and servicesAlso: library science
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