Library and Information Technology

Program Applicants

The Library and Information Technology diploma program is currently accepting applications for the Fall 2016 (September to December) and Winter 2017 (January to April) intakes.  

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Need flexibility? The Library and Information Technology program is offered for both local and distance students. Required and elective LIBIT program courses are presented on the UFV Abbotsford campus and through rotating online course delivery. The program may be completed either full or part time. Typically a full time on campus student will take 2 years to complete the diploma.  Part time and distance students will typically take between 3 and 5 years to complete the program. The program must be completed within 5 years of the first term of acceptance. 

NOTE: Students who reside within the Metro Vancouver/Lower Mainland region are required to write scheduled midterm and final exams on the Abbotsford Campus. In addition, these students may be ocasionally required to access some resources located on the Abbotsford campus.  Students who reside outside the Metro Vancouver/Lower Mainland region may choose to write their exams on the Abbotsford Campus or through invigilation at a designated post-secondary institution. All exams must be written on the date and time established either by the course instructor or, in the case of final exams, according to the UFV final exam schedule for each semester.


 Library Technician Post-Diploma Certificate

The Library Technician Post-Diploma Certificate is a part time program designed for graduate library technicians seeking continuing education opportunities that directly address issues relating to their profession.  Offered jointly with the Library and Information Technology and Continuing Studies departments, this program is specifically designed to meet the needs of working professionals. Each course is delivered online over 8 weeks. Applications are accepted on a continuing basis and students will be allowed to enrol in the next course available. 

Coming in FALL 2016:

 LIBT 385: Information Rights: Privacy and Freedoms

Registration for this course will open in June and continue until the class is full. There is a maximum of 20 students per class so register early to avoid disappointment. 

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