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He presented the volume to Mum, who showed it to a local librarian. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Smart students and smart professors learn to talk to reference librarians about sources of information. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)Ask reference librarians where to look for general information on your subject. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)If you have trouble getting the hang of it, your reference librarian can help you. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)The Big Society option seems to be replacing the qualified librarians with local volunteers. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Reference librarians will know: Ask them. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)He writes poetry and would like to be an English teacher or librarian, but lacks the necessary qualifications. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Such as, how come the generic term for this look is librarian or teacher chic, when no librarian actually dresses like this? Times, Sunday Times (2011)Just look at it - I want to see those trousers on my local librarian. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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British English: librarian /laɪˈbrɛərɪən/ NOUN
A librarian is a person who works in, or is in charge of a library.
- American English: librarian
- Arabic: أَمِيـنٌ مَكْتَبَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: bibliotecário
- Chinese: 图书管理员
- Croatian: knjižničar
- Czech: knihovník
- Danish: bibliotekar
- Dutch: bibliothecaris
- European Spanish: bibliotecario
- Finnish: kirjastonhoitaja
- French: bibliothécaire
- German: Bibliothekar
- Greek: βιβλιοθηκάριος
- Italian: bibliotecario
- Japanese: 図書館員
- Korean: 사서
- Norwegian: bibliotekar
- Polish: bibliotekarz
- European Portuguese: bibliotecário
- Romanian: librar
- Russian: библиотекарь
- Spanish: bibliotecario
- Swedish: bibliotekarie
- Thai: บรรณารักษ์
- Turkish: kütüphaneci
- Ukrainian: бібліотекар
- Vietnamese: thủ thư
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