Library Technology Courses and Class Schedule

Library technology courses

Students enrolled in the DVC Library Technology program can expect to take a variety of courses that will prepare them for an exciting career in library services. The program is comprised of 13 units of required coursework, two units of required internship/work experience, plus four additional elective units. 

To see a complete list of the required courses, see the library technology section of our catalogTo assist in planning, review our course sequencing chart.

For more information about the required internship visit the LT Work Experience Education page.

Library technology class schedule

 View LT class schedule:

Spring 2019

LT-102 - Access and Technical Services in Libraries (3 units)
Mondays, 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm, February 25 -  May 13

This course teaches the full array of access and technical services in a variety of library settings and collection formats including online systems and other technology applications.

Instructor: Tamar Kirschner, Adjunct Faculty Librarian, Diablo Valley College

LT-104 - Cataloging for Paraprofessionals (3 units)
Saturdays, 9:30 am – 12:20 pm, February 9 - May 11

An introductory course for library paraprofessionals on the basic theories, principles, concepts and procedures of bibliographic control, including descriptive cataloging, classification, subject analysis, physical processing, and bibliographic maintenance.

Instructor: Linda Dobb, Associate Provost, Cal State University, East Bay

LT-107 - Digital Assets: Tools and Methodologies (2-units)
Wednesdays, 6:00 pm – 8:50 pm, March 13- May 15

This course provides an introduction to the basic processes of creating and managing digital assets including assessing materials, managing files for preservation, and using current digitizing software systems.

Instructor: Jackie Jay, Librarian and Archivist

LS-121 - Information Literacy and Research Skills
Online, February 11–March 22

This course presents the research strategies and skills to successfully find, retrieve, evaluate and use information in various formats. Library skills, research methods, and information technology literacy are covered including the ethical and legal aspects of information use and the critical thinking skills necessary to conduct effective college research.

Instructor: Daniel Kiely, Librarian, Diablo Valley College

Register today via the Insite Portal. If you're just starting take the steps to enroll. Contact the program coordinator, Tamar Kirschner for advising or schedule an appointment with a college counselor.

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Contact Library Technology

Program lead: Tamar Kirschner
Telephone: 925-969-2598
Office location: L-312 Campus map