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The Library and Information Technology certificate prepares students for paraprofessional levels of library service. Courses are designed for students with no library experience, for those returning to the workforce, or those upgrading skills. Upon completion of the certificate students have fulfilled proficiency required for the Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC). The LSSC Program is accredited by the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA). This certificate requires 30 credits in the courses listed below.

For more information about Library and Information Technology, please visit the program page.

Certificate Requirements

Field of Study Code: LIBRA.CER

LIBRA 1101Intro to Libraries & the Information Age3
LIBRA 1102Introduction to Reference and Information Services3
LIBRA 1103Acquisition of Library Materials3
LIBRA 1104Essential Library Workplace Skills3
LIBRA 1105Readers Advisory3
or LIBRA 1820 Selected Topics
LIBRA 2100Introduction to Cataloging and Classification4
LIBRA 2200Serving the Public in Today's Libraries4
LIBRA 2400Library Technology3
LIBRA 2600Library Practicum4
Total Credits30