Library Technical Assistant

Certificate

Library Technical Assistants (LTAs) are an integral part of any library team, assisting librarians in the operations of a library. The Library Technical Assistant Certificate prepares students for employment in various types of libraries.

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support in the ICC Academic Support Center

Students will learn the foundational knowledge in library services and information studies, including developing library collections, cataloging, media technology, technology troubleshooting, reference, and providing customer service to library patrons.

A Quality Education

The curriculum teaches students to demonstrate adherence to the American Library Association’s Code of Ethics.

Get Involved

Network with other students through ICC student organizations including Rotaract, the Student Government Association and Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

Career Opportunities

Library Assistant or Library Technician in academic, public, school, or special libraries

COMPLETION TIME

12 Months

if Full Time

2 Semesters
26 Total Credit Hours


What if I attend part-time?

Our Student Success Advisors help with an academic plan that works for you.

ESTIMATED COST

$4,030

+ supplies & fees

Based on 2022-23


What financial assistance can I receive?

Find the plan right for you by connecting with our Financial Aid office.

AVERAGE CLASS SIZE

15 Students

average per class

Small class sizes mean more individual attention and a higher rate of success.


View the College Catalog to see a complete list of classes for this program.

Meet Our Students and Alumni

Local Student Embraces His Indigenous Roots at ICC
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A career as a library technical assistant is a good fit for individuals who not only have a passion about books, technology, and information, but also like to help people and serve their communities.

Daniel Fuertges, Librarian, Learning Resources
Let’s Get Started ▸

How Do I Get Into the Library Technical Assistant Program?

Start a career that puts a collection of books at your fingertips and gives you the ability to help others. Talk to an Admissions representative to learn how to get started.

  1. Complete our quick admissions application. It’s free and easy!
  2. Apply for financial aid (FAFSA).
  3. Apply for ICC Scholarships. Just 1 application for over 600 scholarships.
  4. High School courses in English, math, science and computers are beneficial.
  5. Good communication and interpersonal skills are helpful, as well as being detail oriented.

What Can I Expect as a Library Technical Assistant Student?

How Am I Going to Manage This?

Admissions


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    Virtual Stretch Hours
    Mon-Tue: 4:30 pm – 6pm