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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Library Information Technology: Advanced
Major: 5913
First Term: 2007 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 30
CIPS Code: 25.0301
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Education and Training
Instructional Council: Library (38)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Library Information Technology: Advanced provides an opportunity for library employees or others to take basic and specialized courses leading to a thorough background as a library information technician.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Program Notes:
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites
++ indicates any module
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program

Required Courses
 Credits: 20
+LBT101Foundation of Libraries and Information Services3
+LBT110Introduction to Technical Services and Collection Management3
+LBT130Introduction to Reference Skills and Resources3
+LBT140Multi-media for Libraries and Information Centers3
+LBT150Introduction to Public Services3
+LBT160Introduction to Library Information Systems3
+LBT271Library Information Industry Careers and Portfolio Development1
+LBT272AALibrary Information Industry Careers (1) OR 
+LBT272ABLibrary Internship in Public Services (1) OR 
+LBT272ACLibrary Internship in Media Services or Information Services (1)1
Restricted Electives
 Credits: 10
Select ten credits from the following courses:
 IFS101Information Skills in the Digital Age3
 LBT212Introduction to Archival Methods2
+LBT215Cataloging and Classification of Library Materials2
+LBT217Serials Management1
 LBT218Basic Materials Repair1
 LBT219Collection Maintenance and Shelf Management1
+LBT234Advanced Internet Research1
+LBT252Customer Service and Supervisory Skills for Paraprofessionals1
 LBT254Library Services for Children and Young Adults2
 LBT255Organization and Management of the Small Library3
+LBT262Computer Maintenance and Security for Libraries1
+LBT265Database Management for Libraries1
+LBT266Advances in Information Systems1
+LBT270Practicum Projects1
+LBT271Library Information Industry Careers1
+LBT272++Library Internship (Any module)1-3
+LBT273Special Topics in Library Info Services (May be repeated)1-3
+LBT274Independent Study in Library Information Services1

Program Competencies
1.Describe the evolving types of information from print-based materials to digital information and the corresponding evolving roles of library information professionals in various libraries. (LBT101)
2.Identify and describe types of library information collections, including core collections, reference, and special collections and technical services processes required to manage collections. (LBT110)
3.Describe common types of reference resources, and effective techniques for providing reference services for students doing research. (LBT130)
4.Describe applications of audio equipment, video equipment, computer graphics and software, photography, and media formats in libraries and information organizations. (LBT140)
5.Describe the role and functions of public services in library and information organizations in contemporary society. (LBT150)
6.Describe common types of information systems for libraries and the information organizations, including online catalogs, computerized circulation systems, operating systems, local area networks, and networked databases. (LBT160)
7.Identify and describe career opportunities and professional organizations and tools for growth within the library and information service career fields and develop a portfolio to demonstrate student learning. (LBT271)
8.Describe the functions and operations of libraries and information organizations. (LBT272++)