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Students learn computer fundamentals for Integrated Library Technology.

Library Information Technology Diploma

Ongoing

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: Student must meet the entrance requirements listed for the diploma program.

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

At least 60% in the following courses or equivalents:

  • English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalents,
  • Two of the following Grade 12 subjects: Math, Science, Social Science, Accounting, Law or a second language.
  • LIBR-200 (Introduction to Libraries) may be substituted for one of the two Grade 12 subjects. This course is available through distance education.
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

SAIT accepts high school course equivalents for admission. If you don't meet the requirements, consider Academic Upgrading.

Selection

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

Apply now for the part-time program.

Additional Information

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

Careers: Librarian | Library Technician | Technical Support Analyst

COURSE NAMECOURSE CODEOFFERED
Introduction to Libraries LIBR-200 Online
Computer Fundamentals COMP-220 Classroom or Online
Bibliographic Description and Access I LIBR-202 Online
Communication and Presentation Skills COMN-220 Classroom or Online
Library Operations LIBR-297 Online
Library Information Services I LIBR-235 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 Classroom or Online
Fundamentals of Information and Records Management MGMT-244 Classroom or Online
Library Marketing MKTG-360 Classroom or Online

   
Online Database Searching DATA-375 Online
Library Technology Customer Service LIBR-305 Online
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-215 Classroom or Online
Information Management Administration MMGT-350 Classroom or Online
Library Practicum PRAC-392 Classroom or Online

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