Frequently Asked Questions

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Program Objectives & Description

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The Long Beach City College Library Technician Program is designed to teach the fundamentals of knowledge and skills needed for today’s Library Technicians. The Associate of Arts Degree and Certificate of Achievement program are 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.

This program, designed according to guidelines from the American Library Association, is intended to equip students with many of the required competencies for successful performance in all phases of library services. It encompasses library automation essentials such as acquisitions, cataloging, circulation, public access catalogs, techniques of information retrieval, and the Internet.

The program also provides training for paraprofessionals entering the field and also provides continuing education opportunities for those currently employed.

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For information about the Library Technology Program, please call or email Colin Williams at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (562) 938-4708.