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. The Library Technology Certificate trains students for careers in libraries or information management using print media as well as technology. The program is designed to prepare individuals for entry level employment in a public, school, academic, or special library or an information center.

REQUIRED COURSES:

CIT 010*         Beginning Keyboarding and Word Processing (0-3) Units

ENGL 055      Children’s Literature  (3) Units
OR
ENGL 155 **   Children’s Literature  (3) Units
OR
LIB 063           Survey of Literature for Library Technicians (3) Units

LIB 064           Introduction to Library Services (3) Units
LIB 065           Public Services (3) Units
LIB 066           Acquisitions (3) Units
LIB 067           Cataloging and Classification (3) Units
LIB 070           Library Technology and Computer Services (3) Units
LIB 098 ***      Library Technology Work Experience  (0-4) Units
LIB 110            Information Literacy and Research (3) Units

CHOOSE ONE (1) COURSE FROM THE FOLLOWING LIST:
LIB 062 Care and Repair of Library Materials (1) Unit
LIB 071 Youth Services and Programs (2) Units
LIB 073 Library Digital Archives and Resources (2) Units

TOTAL UNITS 22-30


* 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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