This two-year diploma program prepares you to work in various library environments, performing essential day-to-day library operations and working alongside librarians. Learn to provide materials, information and services to library clients. Become an expert in acquiring, preparing and organizing all types of library materials, using software specific to the library and information industry.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
There are two three-week field placements in special libraries, public libraries and/or in school or academic libraries. The program assigns placements with input from the student. A police check is required for many libraries.
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:
Library technicians, as part of the formally educated library profession along with librarians, engage in lifelong learning and are active members of the Ontario Association of Library Technicians, Ontario Library Association and the Special Libraries Association.