Program: Library Technician
The Library Technician Associate of Degree is designed to prepare students for employment as paraprofessional library technicians, library assistants, and other library support staff. Students will receive the theory and practical experience needed to earn employment in school, public, special, academic libraries, and related information settings such as metadata technical or film archivist.
This field of concentration is designed to prepare students for an entry-level Library Technician Position in public, academic, school, special libraries, and other information-related industries.
Degrees & Certificates
Explore the degrees and certificates offered by the Library Technician Program.
Associate in science degree (AS), Library Technician
Plan Code: 2033 – The Long Beach City College Library Technician Associate of Science Degree is designed to teach the fundamentals of knowledge and skills needed for today’s library technicians, library assistants, and library support staff. The degree is designed to successfully prepare students for employment with entry and mid-level library technician positions in public, academic, school, special libraries, and other information-related industries. It encompasses library automation essentials such as acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, public access catalogs, techniques of information retrieval, and leadership.
PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
- Demonstrate knowledge of theory and skillsets related to a library’s technical services.
- Demonstrate knowledge of theory and skillsets related to a library’s patron-facing services.
Certificate of Achievement, Library Technician
Plan Code 3030 – The Long Beach City College Library Technician Certificate of Achievement is designed to teach the fundamentals of knowledge and skills needed for today’s Library Technicians. The program is designed to successfully prepare students for employment with entry and mid-level library technician positions in public, academic, school, special libraries, and other information-related industries. It encompasses library automation essentials such as acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, public access catalogs, techniques of information retrieval, and leadership.
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How to declare the library technician major?
- Make an appointment with a counselor to obtain a Comprehensive Education Plan before applying for a degree. When you create a Comprehensive Education Plan, you will declare the major.
- Alternatively, you can download the Declare/Change Major form and submit the completed form to LBCC Admissions & Records office.
Who can help me with my questions?
Contact your instructor or Colin Williams.
You can also make an appointment to meet with your Academic Counselor under Social Science & Arts, Sara Blasetti.
If you need homework help or academic support, please visit LBCC Learning & Academic Resources.
How long does it take to complete the program?
Depending on the number of units you take and whether you are a full-time or part-time student, completing a certificate program can take as little as one semester and completing an associate degree program can take about two years.
Make a 30-minute appointment with an academic counselor to receive services in educational plans, transcript evaluation, and career planning.
Who are the Career & Technical Education (CTE) counselors?
|Career & Technical Education||Alicia Andujo||LAC|
|Career & Technical Education||Lorraine Blouin||LAC|
|Career & Technical Education||Laura Garcia||LAC|
|Career & Technical Education||Diana Ogimachi||LAC|
|Career & Technical Education||Robert Olmos||PCC|
|Career & Technical Education||Tom To||PCC|
Please visit the Counseling Office for Academic Counseling, Career Exploration, Educational Planning, College Transfer, Student Resources, and many others to help you achieve your educational goals.
HOW TO Transfer & LOOK UP COMPARABLE COURSE LISTINGS
To help determine if courses taken at other schools are comparable to Long Beach City College courses, please visit LBCC Transfer Evaluation System (TES).
For more information, please visit LBCC Transfer Center.
How do I receive my degree or certificate after I finish the coursework?
You will need to complete an application for your degree or certificate and submit that application to the LBCC Admissions & Records office. Visit Admissions & Records for more details.
How much does the program cost?
Please visit Financial Aid for tuition cost and Federal Work Study information.