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Library and Information Technology

Develop information technology skills for public and school libraries.

Obtain the necessary public service and technical skills you need to be a productive employee in the library and information technology field.

Explore the manual and automated systems used for acquiring, organizing and disseminating information in a variety of formats.

  • Program Type
    Part-time
  • Credential
    Diploma
  • Annual Intakes
    Year-round registration available
  • Locations
    Exchange District Campus and Online
  • How to Enrol
    Quick registration
  • Program Length
    Variable

Experience a Polytechnic Education

Part-time Delivery: Flex Ed Benefits

Flexible education is at the core of RRC Polytech’s part-time programming. Take advantage of a wide variety of programs, courses, seminars and workshops that help you quickly get the skills you need, when and where you need them.

ADVANCE, CHANGE OR START YOUR CAREER

Upskill and build on your existing experience or reskill and jump into a new career. Our part-time programming is full of accessible opportunities for every point in your learning journey.

LEARN ON YOUR SCHEDULE

Reaching your career goals has never been easier. Complete programs and courses to earn credentials on your schedule – whether that’s weekdays, evenings or even weekends.

TAKE CLASSES ONLINE OR IN PERSON

Tell us how you’d like to learn. Our part-time programs and courses are available online, in person at campuses across Manitoba or as a combination of both.

QUICKLY REGISTER FOR COURSES

Registering for a part-time program at RRC Polytech is as easy as adding courses to your shopping cart. Our academic advisors will happily help you find the perfect program.

Employment Potential

Prepare yourself for career success

Potential Grad CAREERS

  • Library technician
  • Library assistant
  • Library clerk
  • Library information assistant
  • Library circulation assistant
  • Library reference assistant
  • Archives assistant

What to Expect in This Program

Get Prepared for the Future of Work

Excel with small class sizes, practical learning and experienced instructors, all focused on your success. With an employer-driven education, you won’t just be ready for a career – you’ll be prepared to stay in front of what’s ahead.

RRC Polytech instructors bring years of industry experience and ensure the skills you learn are relevant, practical and in demand.
Develop key skills such as communication and research.
Pace your learning.
Work through real-world situations to gain exposure.

Graduate Success

The Library and Information Technology program has proven to be a rewarding experience for graduates.

The statistics below represent the opinions and employment statuses of this program’s recent grads. They were retrieved from the 2019-2020 RRC Polytech Graduate Satisfaction and Employment Report.

100% – RECOMMEND PROGRAM TO OTHERS

Dedicated instructors and access to connections in the library and information technology field mean a truly exceptional experience in this program, which helps build the confidence and skills needed to succeed after graduation.

100% – SATISFIED WITH RRC POLYTECH EDUCATION

Having field-connected instructors teaching modern courses means having all the relevant tools to learn.

100% – CONSIDER INSTRUCTORS KNOWLEDGEABLE

In addition to being highly educated, instructors have experience in the library and information technology field, providing up-to-date training.

“The classes are small, so you get very personal and individualized attention from the instructors. The instructors also talk from experience, not just from a textbook.”

Ronda Henley, RRC Polytech Graduate

Who Should Enrol?

Turn your talents into academic success

As a student in the Library and Information Technology program, you are a detail-oriented, logical thinker. You also excel at listening and organization.

Students that excel in this program often share these interests, skills and personality traits.

PERSONALITY TRAITS

  • Both introverts and extroverts
  • Community-oriented
  • Critical thinker
  • Independent
  • Technical thinker

SKILLS

  • Adaptability
  • Dependability
  • Multitasking
  • Research
  • Work ethic

INTERESTS

  • Information technology
  • Teamwork
  • Education
  • Clerical work
  • Communications

All the Information You Need

MAKE AN INFORMED DECISION

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

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LOCATION, DATES AND FEES

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Celebrate and motivate your learning. Whether you’ve sprinted through the first term or just received your acceptance letter, find a variety of bursaries, scholarships and awards.

OTHER INFORMATION

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DATES AND FEES

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LIST OF COURSES

Plan out your preferred learning journey. Review a summary of this program’s courses to discover what you’ll learn and how an RRC Polytech education will help your career.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Ensure signup goes smoothly and understand program requirements before registering. Review required documents and procedures to make sure you’re prepared to enter this program.

OTHER INFORMATION

Explore our Catalogue for more detailed information, including a program outline, course descriptions and everything you’ll need to plan and prepare for your future success.

Begin Your Journey

Get Started with RRC Polytech

Register Today

Quickly gain the skills you need to stay ahead of evolving industries and reach potential employers. Register today and take advantage of a flexible, part-time education designed to boost your potential and help you achieve your career goals.

FINANCIAL AID

Support yourself while pursuing your RRC Polytech education. You may be eligible for loans, grants and bursaries to help tackle your financial needs.

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Whether you’re diving into a new career or still planning your first steps, we’ll find you the right support for any point in your learning journey.