Library Assistant - Certificate
This certificate is designed to be an introduction to anyone with an interest in library science. Courses provide an overview of library management, the roles and responsibilities of a library assistant, celebrating children and young adult literary resources, and use media and technology. Courses are delivered online.
How do I get started in this program?
Requirements for Certificate Entry
- Completed application for certificate
What are my courses?
Students following the study plan below will complete the certificate in the number of semesters shown.
- Curriculum Note: Students must earn a "C" or higher in all 10-522-XXX courses to successfully graduate the Library Assistant Certificate. A student must repeat the particular course with a "C" or better final grade to continue in or graduate from this program. If the course is sequential, the successful retake must occur before continuing the sequence.
- Identify roles and responsibilities of librarian assistant.
- Use activities to support students in the library.
- Use media and technology in the library.
- Communicate effectively with students and staff.
- Model research strategies for students.
- Use drama to reinforce literature.
- Support classroom teachers with literature.
- Conduct storytelling with children.
- Use multicultural literature.
- Celebrate library awareness.
Classes wherever you have an internet connection.
- An in-person career experience, such as an internship, practicum, or credit for prior learning, may be required.
- Some online courses may be held at specific dates/times.
- Classes between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
- Classes between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
- A combination of online classes and Saturday and/or Sunday classes.
- 12 or more credits per term.
- Fewer than 12 credits per term.