PART-TIME | WINNIPEG LOCATIONS LIBIP-DP Library and Information Technology

Courses and Descriptions

LIBR-1026Introduction to Libraries
RPL

This course is an introduction to various types of libraries, their organization, purpose, function and services.  Students are introduced to library terminology and are taught skills in the use of libraries.  Students acquire skills in basic library procedures such as simple book repair, materials processing, shelving and all aspects of circulation.  Procedural variations according to type of library are also covered.  Students visit a variety of libraries.  Levels of library employees are studied with particular emphasis on the role and duties of library technicians.  The importance of professional associations is covered.

Textbooks and Booklists

Students enrolling in Part-Time and Online Education courses may be required to purchase textbooks and materials at participating Campus Store locations or online at bookstore.rrc.ca. Student booklists will be available approximately 3 weeks prior to scheduled course start dates. Please ensure materials are purchased in advance, to be available for the start date.

Note: Courses requiring a textbook will show "TR" in the Delivery field.

Course Dates and Fees

2022 Fall Term - Distance Education
LIBR-1026 Introduction to Libraries
Location: Online
DatesDeliveryInstructorSectionCostActions
Sep 12, 22 - Dec 05, 22TBA230148$529
Location: Online
Dates
Sep 12, 22 - Dec 05, 22
Delivery
Instructor
TBA
Section
230148
Cost
$529
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