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.
For more information about the required internship visit the LT Work Experience Education page.
View LT class schedule:
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.
|Program lead:||Tamar Kirschner|
|Office location:||L-312 Campus map|