Langara College

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Library and Information Technology

Langara College

Faculty:Science & Technology
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Information Science/Studies
Library Science/Librarianship
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,040

This cost estimate is for Year 1 (2 semesters) of the program.

Careers:Software EngineerArchivistsLibrary Technicians


Langara College’s Library & Information Technology Program gives graduates access to a wide variety of jobs in both hands-on interaction with people and in behind-the-scenes technical services. The library career is for those who love working with the public, organizing information, and are committed to lifelong learning.

Our Library & Information Technology Diploma Program is recognized across Canada and has been developed in accordance with the Canadian Library Association Guidelines for the Education of Library Technicians in Canada. Students can complete the program entirely online, on-campus, or with mixture of both.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants are required to have completed BC Grade 12 or equivalent or be 19 years of age or older. Applicants must also satisfy the category 2 English Language Requirement.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Statement of Research Interests
    Applicants are required to submit a letter of intent highlighting why they want to enter the field and what skills they have that make them suitable for the program. Please visit the website for complete program requirements.

    * 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 August 09, 2022