Algonquin College

Library and Information Technician

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:Computers and Technology
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Library Assistant/Technician
Description:The two-year Library and Information Technician Ontario College Diploma program provides you with a broad range of knowledge and experiences for the library and information management field.

This unique program teaches skills that deal with both technical and public service considerations. Technical services involve manual and automated operations related to collecting, processing and organizing material. Public services involve assisting or teaching clients in finding or using information resources.

An emphasis on exposing students to the latest technologies, trends and developments in the library and information field enables students to graduate job-ready.
URL:Library and Information Technician at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $15,854

Information on tuition and fees can be found on the Algonquin College website.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Entry to Second Year:

Applicants with a university degree may be admitted directly into second year. For more information go to: https://www.algonquincollege.com/mediaanddesign/program/journalism/direct-entryadvanced-standing/.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]
Application Notes : IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band; OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT) Overall 88, with a minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening 22; Speaking 22; Writing 22.
Additional Admission Requirements:

    Though not an admission requirement, applicants must note important information listed below regarding Police Records Check program requirements.

    Students must provide the College with a current Police Records Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector (PRCSVS) prior to the deadline identified by the department and students are responsible for any associated costs. If this documentation is not submitted on time, students may not be placed and registration in the program will be jeopardized. If you register in the program without a clear PRCSVS and as a result are unable to participate in placement, you will not be able to graduate and will be asked to withdraw.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 26, 2021

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