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Begin Research: What is the Most Important Job of the HCC Librarians?

What is the Most Important Job of the HCC Librarians?

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  • No, this is not the best answer. Librarians do check out books, but this is not as important as providing personal assistance to researchers as they need it.
  • No, this is not the best answer. We try to make sure the copy machines work--but the machines don't even belong to us. We provide them as a convenience for library users. Providing research assistance is much more important.
  • Yes, this is the best answer. Even when we are not helping students directly, we are often doing work that will make library research easier to do well.
  • No, although some librarians design web pages--such as this one--from time to time, it is not the main job librarians do. It is more important for us to help researchers (and sometimes a web page--such as this one--can do that, too).
  • No, this is not the best answer. Sometimes we like to throw parties and give out free food; but that is not anything like our most important job, which is providing research help.

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