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Library Technology Certificate Program

Library Technology Certificate

Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of arithmetic, reading and writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select. This certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in a Library, assisting librarians to acquire, prepare, and organize material, and/or assisting users in finding information. In some cases, such as in small branch or school libraries, library technicians may perform any or all of these tasks on their own.


CIT 010**  Beginning Keyboarding  (3) Units
ENGL 055  Children’s Literature  (3) Units
ENGL 155***  Children’s Literature  (3) Units
LIB 063 Survey of Literature for Library Technicians (2) Units
LIB 062  Care & Repair of Library Materials  (1) Unit
LIB 064  Introduction to Library Services  (3) Unit
LIB 065  Public Services  (3) Units
LIB 066  Acquisitions  (3) Units
LIB 067  Cataloging and Classification  (3) Units
LIB 070 Library Technology and Media Services (4) Units
LIB 098****  Library Technology Work Experience  (1-4) Units
LIB 110 Information Literacy and Research (2) Units

** or demonstrated ability to type 30 wpm for five minutes
***or any other college-level literature course
****This requirement may be waived if the student has been employed in a library for at least one year at full-time (or equivalent).

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