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Library Information Technology Diploma


Credential: Diploma
Available: Continuing Education Online

Program Description

Information navigation is a high-tech adventure and a sought-after skill. Industry needs technicians who can quickly find answers to questions asked by everyone, from students to CEOs. Students can complete the diploma through distance education courses. Please note: you must meet the entrance requirements listed for the diploma program and complete all mandatory courses plus three electives.

For those individuals who are looking at upgrading their skills, courses can be taken individually, as required, without going through the application process. For those interested in getting the diploma, please see the admission requirements below.

Admission Requirements

Alberta High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 60% in the following admission requirements or equivalents:

  • English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalents, AND,
  • Two of the following Grade 12 subjects: Math, Science, Social Science, Accounting, Law or a second language.
  • For mature students, LIBR-200 (Introduction to Libraries) may be substituted for the third Grade 12 subject.
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.


There are no additional selection requirements. Admission to this program will be offered on a first-qualified, first-accepted basis.
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Additional Information

To complete the diploma, students must take all the required courses plus 3 electives. 

Careers: Librarian | Library Technician | Technical Support Analyst




Introduction to Libraries LIBR-200 Online
Computer Fundamentals COMP-220
Bibliographic Description and Access I LIBR-202 Online
Communication and Presentation Skills COMN-220 Classroom or Online
Library Operations LIBR-297 Online
Bibliographic Description and Access III LIBR-302 Online




Integrated Library Technology LIBR-251 Online
Library Information Services II LIBR-335 Online
Bibliographic Description and Access II LIBR-252 Online
Communicating in the Workplace COMM-352 Online
Fundamentals of Information and Records Management MGMT-244 Online
Library Marketing MKTG-360 Online




Online Database Searching DATA-375 Online
Library Technology Customer Service LIBR-305
Design Web Tools for Libraries LIBR-320 Online
Bibliographic Description and Access III LIBR-302 Online
Practicum Preparation PRAC-320 Online




Managing Digital Content LIBR-323 Online
Advanced Information and Records Management MGMT-246 Online
Information Management Administration MMGT-350 Online
Library Practicum PRAC-392 Online




Services for Children & Young Adults LIBR-315 Online
Collection Development for Adults LIBR-260 Online
Storytelling LIBR-330
Library & Information Technology Project  I LIBR-349 Online
Public Libraries LIBR-351 Online
Library & Information Technology Project II LIBR-399 Online