Diploma in Library Information Technology SAIT - Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Organize, manage and access information as a library technician, information specialist or records management technician through this extensive program covering cataloging, classification, public relations, web design and more.
Information resourcing is a high-tech adventure and a sought-after skill. Various industries need employees with people skills to organize, access and manage the expanding volume of information in today’s world.
Library Information Technology students gain proficiency in every area of library operations, from database searching, library network technology, cataloging and classification to public relations, web design and records management.
Credentials and accreditation
After successfully completing this program, graduates will receive a SAIT diploma in Library Information Technology.
There are no formal accreditation arrangements at this time. Please contact the School of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) for more information.
Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better, and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.
The opportunity to advance your education through transfer to, within or from SAIT is available with the following universities and colleges:
- Athabasca University
- British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
- Royal Roads University
- University of New Brunswick, Saint John
- University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT)
Students with higher grades usually experience more success in SAIT's programs.
Graduates can pursue job opportunities in public and school libraries, speciality libraries in areas like petroleum, law, medicine, geology, social services and government or related organizations such as records information centers, library wholesalers, software companies and bookstores. Potential positions include:
- library technician
- library assistant
- information specialist
- research assistant
- records management technician
Related careers include:
- health information management
Program Tuition Fee
English Language Requirements
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