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.

1870–75; librarian + -ship

sublibrarianship, noun Unabridged
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librarianship (lɪˈbrɛərɪənʃɪp, laɪ-)
Also: library science the professional administration of library resources and services

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Example sentences
If you want to go into science librarianship it would be great to get an
  internship with the science bibliographer.
Probably not worth it unless public librarianship is something you're driven to
Use the cover letter to show how you fit with the job, even if you have
  experience from jobs outside librarianship.
My impression is that a teaching position in a university as opposed to an
  academic librarianship is actually easier to get.
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