Library Paraprofessional (LIS)
View required courses for the Library Paraprofessional degree program..
If you are:
- Employed in a library
- Employed in an information technology organization
- Would like a career in the world of information
then the AAS Library Paraprofessional degree program will give you the competitive
edge in the world of information! In addition, this distinguished program is designed
to accommodate part-time and distance education students. It incorporates the internet
and collaborations with other institutions - to bring this program to you.
Belmont Collegeâ€™s Library Paraprofessional degree program is recognized by the American
Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA). Graduates are eligible
for national Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC) without needing any additional
courses or assessment.
The monumental growth in computer technology and electronic information sources,
especially World Wide Web resources, launches libraries into employment of individuals
- Professionally assist a variety of people in
- And using information
- Prepare and maintain information resources using a variety of software, hardware,
and network tools.
- Utilize technical skills to maintain hardware, software, and networks
When you graduate with your Associate of Applied Science Degree as a Library
Paraprofessional Specialist in hand, you will find a world of employment
opportunities may await you. Graduates may become employed in a variety of settings
- Library Settings
- Public Libraries
- School library media centers
- College and university libraries
- Corporate, medical and other special libraries and information centers
- Other library-related businesses
- Organizations and businesses
- Help desk support
- Web page editor
- Computer maintenance technician
- Information research
Turn the page to a new future and a new you - the Library Paraprofessional Specialty
program is waiting just for you!
- Demonstrate effective team communications and collaboration.
- Demonstrate the ability to effectively use computer software while completing an
- Demonstrate the ability to apply information literacy and library skills.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply effective, clear, and grammatically correct written