LIBIF-DP Library and Information Technology

Overview

  • Two-year diploma
  • September entry date
  • Exchange District Campus (formerly Princess Street Campus), Winnipeg
  • Work experience
  • Laptop delivery
  • Credit transfer opportunities: Athabasca University
  • If you have a criminal record or are listed on a Child Abuse Registry, you may not be able to complete this program. See Program Progression Requirements for more info.
  • International applicants, please visit Academic Program, Dates and Fees for a listing of programs for international students, current availability and online application instructions.

Description
This program provides you with the necessary public service and technical skills to be a productive employee in the library and related fields. Specifically, the program provides you with the training to be employed as a library technician.

You will learn the fundamentals of both manual and automated systems for acquiring, organizing, and disseminating information in a variety of formats.

Oral presentations, written assignments, and group projects are part of the program.

Students complete three two-week field placements in a variety of libraries over the course of the program.

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