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

CO-OP/Practicum Information

You must complete three two-week field placements in a variety of libraries.

To be eligible to register for the field placements, you must submit an Adult Criminal Record/Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Check and Provincial Child Abuse Registry Check (PCAR). Both check documents, must be dated no later than six months prior to you attending the field placement. You must submit original documents. Both documents are requirements in the program prior to each Field Placement.

For more information, related to record checks, please see:
Record Check Information

Winnipeg Police Service: Online record checks | City of Winnipeg
RCMP local detachment (outside Winnipeg): National Home Page | Royal Canadian Mounted Police (
Manitoba Provincial Child Abuse Registry Check: Province of Manitoba | fs - Child Abuse Registry (
If you will be doing your field placement outside Manitoba, please contact the program facilitator to enquire about PCAR.

Contact the Program Facilitator at to enquire about registering for field placement and providing record checks.

Current Staff of Libraries

Before a student is assigned to your library, instructors from the Library and Information Technology program will confirm that you are still willing to be a placement site and will forward documentation to you at that time.

We cannot guarantee a student placement for each library that applies.
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