Library Technical Assistant
The Library Technical Assistant (LIBT) is an important member of the library team. As a trained paraprofessional, the LIBT assists the librarian in a variety of areas including circulation, reference, technical processing and audio-visual services. LIBT's are service oriented and enjoy working with people. Graduates of the Library Technical Assistant program are increasingly in demand as employees in various types of libraries. With the constant introduction of new technology, trained personnel are needed in school, publich, academic and special libraries.
The Library Technical Assistant program at Kaskaskia College offers courses designed for students interested in a career in all types of libraries (school, public, academic and special libraries). The program combines lectures, hands on exercises and internships to provide the training necessary for students to succeed. Details on internship will vary based on student’s goal: certificate or degree.