Library Technology Certificate of Achievement
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 (19-22 units)|
|LIB 064||Introduction to Library Services||3|
|LIB 065||Public Services||3|
|LIB 067||Cataloging and Classification||3|
|LIB 070||Library Technology and Computer Services||3|
|LIB 098||Library Work Experience 1||1-4|
|LIB 110||Information Literacy and Research||3|
|Complete the course below - or any college-level literature course (3 units)|
|LIB 063||Survey of Literature for Library Technicians||3|
|Select one of the following: (1-2 units)|
|LIB 062||Care and Repair of Library Materials||1|
|LIB 071||Youth Services and Programs||2|
|LIB 073||Library Digital Archives and Resources||2|
LIB 098 may be waived if the student has been employed in a library for at least one year at full-time (or equivalent). See Department Chair for additional information.
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 is a Gainful Employment Program
Program Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Utilize the correct technology and media for library services
- Classify library materials in a variety of library environments such as schools, specialized, public and academic
- Demonstrate the fundamentals of working with the public, and materials management
- Describe the purposes, processes, and goals of the different departments within a library, including technical, public, and reference services