Library Technology Studies

Do you enjoy helping people? Are you excited to learn something new every day? Are you looking for a career that will allow you to make a difference in the world?

Then, maybe, working in a library or archives might be the right job for you. Check out the Library Technology and Information Program at Fresno City College. Our program is 100% online so you can take classes around your current schedule and commitments.

Degree

  • Associate of Science in Library Technology (F.5171.AS)

Certificate

  • Library Technology Certificate of Achievement (F.5171.CA)

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Get started on your new career in information and libraries. Contact Donna Chandler for more information.  See current class schedule.

The Library Technology Program is a real world discipline.  As such, its objectives reflect what the library paraprofessional will be asked to do in the field. This program is completely online and can be completed in 4 semesters. 

At the completion of the program, you will be able to:

  • Apply basic knowledge of library principles and practices to their specific library setting
  • Understand basic technical service practices currently in use in libraries
  • Understand basic public services practices currently in use in libraries
  • Understand the purpose of the paraprofessional in all types of libraries.

Sample Schedule

Year Course Course Name
Year 1 LITEC 54 Literature and Services for Youth
Year 1 LITEC 55 Library Public Service
Year 1 LITEC 51 Introduction to Library Service
Year 1 LITEC 52A Organization of Information
Year 2 LITEC 52B Collection Management
Year 2 LITEC 61 (formerly LIBSKL 2) Information and Computer Literacy
Year 2 LITEC 57 Reference: Print and online Sources