Algonquin College

Library and Information Technician

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Health and Community Studies
Field of Study:Library Assistant/Technician
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program provides students with the knowledge and skills required to carry out the tasks performed in two main functional areas of library and information resource centres: technical services and public services. Technical services involve manual and automated operations related to acquiring, processing and organizing all types of informational material. Public services involve assisting or teaching clients in finding, or using information resources, in print and in electronic format.

Students test their knowledge and skills through field placements in school, public, government and academic libraries, archives, records or information management organizations.
URL:Library and Information Technician at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,165
International: $14,169

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Books and supplies cost approximately $1,000 for the first year and $200 for the second year.

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent) with a grade of 65% or higher.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 24, 2016