from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A person who is a specialist in library work.
  • noun A person who is responsible for a collection of specialized or technical information or materials, such as musical scores or computer documentation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who transcribes or copies books.
  • noun The keeper or custodian of a library; one who has charge of the books and other contents of a library.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who has the care or charge of a library.
  • noun obsolete One who copies manuscript books.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The keeper, manager of a library
  • noun One who cares for the publications, files etc. in a library, whether staff or volunteer
  • noun A person who processes and organizes information

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a professional person trained in library science and engaged in library services


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

library +‎ -an. First attested around 1710.


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