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Selected Information Resources for Library Technicians

About Library Careers

Education for Librarianship

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Are you an LT graduate? Through an agreement with The American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA), PCC's Library Technology Certificate Program graduates can now apply to receive the Library Support Staff Certficiation (LSSC) without having to complete additional courses or portfolios. We are working on the final details for a lottery for a Registration Assistance Award toward the LSSC Certificate. Winners of the lottery will receive a $175.00 award toward the $350.00 certification cost of the LSSC Library Technology Certificate.


Library Support Staff Organizations

  • Library Support Staff Round Table (ALA-LSSIRT)
       Focuses on a variety of issues of concern to library support staff, including basic training    Programs, education, career development, job duties and responsibilities and more.
  • LIBSUP-L electronic mailing list for library support staff.
  • ASSOCIATES the Electronic Library Support Staff Journal. Published three times a year.

Library Professional Associations

News and Web Resources

  • PCC Library Technology BLOG
    PCC Library Technician student's blog. Articles by current and previous students. Topics range from work experiences, tips and discussions of new technologies.
  • Library WorkLife 

    Monthly newsletter of the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA: Organization for the Advancement of Library Employees)

  • : information you can trust

    (IPL) and the Librarians' Internet Index (LII) categorized directory of websites.

Library Terminology

updated 1/2012