Library technicians and assistants help users get information from library resources, assist librarians in cataloguing new acquisitions, and conduct reference searches.
In general, you usually need a post-secondary qualification and specialized training. In some cases, you may substitute appropriate work experience for academic qualifications.
You usually need a college program in museum or conservation technology or other technical or on-the-job training program.
To be a library a technician or assistant, you usually need a college library technician diploma or a university degree in a social science discipline.
Many recent entrants have an undergraduate university degree.