Ontario College Diploma
This unique online program is designed to prepare you for employment in academic, public, school and specialized libraries as well as other information-service settings. Through a carefully-designed program of study that combines theory and hands-on field placement, you will learn to acquire, organize, produce, retrieve and disseminate information in print and electronic formats.
Please note: Due to the college closure, please do not send official transcripts by mail or fax. An electronic copy of your transcript can be emailed to us at email@example.com with your program admission form to get your application started until the college re-opens.
Students are required to complete and submit this form to indicate that the program's admission requirements have been met.
Click to access the Program Admission Form
This form must be submitted and an Admission Acceptance Letter received prior to registering for any courses.
Program Of Study
Students are required to print or save a copy of the Program of Study when beginning the program. This document contains critical details about program progression and graduation requirements specific to the academic year in which your program was started.
Click to access the Program of Study for the current academic year.
Students who began this program prior to the current academic year may contact the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-721-3052 to obtain your Program of Study and graduation requirements.
General Education Electives: This program requires the completion of General Education Elective (GNED) courses in addition to core program courses.
Click to access General Education Elective Course Options
IMPORTANT NOTE: Some programs may have restrictions on the specific GNED courses that students are able to take to fulfill their program requirements. For Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning students, these restrictions are identified on the link above. For those in full-time, day school programs, please consult your academic school for confirmation of any GNED restrictions for your program before registering.
This program contains a field placement requirement.
Students will be required to submit documentation to the Library Technician Field Placement online instructor within the first week after the course start date.
Students are not required to submit any documentation to the Durham College Placement Officer.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be equipped to:
Potential career and industry options may include:
Program Related Questions? Call 905.721.3052
If you are interested in applying for financial aid, please visit the Centre for Professional and Part-Time Learning OSAP Eligibility webpage.
Please note: A full-time, in-class version of this program is also available through the college’s School of Business, IT & Management. Students are encouraged to choose the program of study and delivery mode that best suits their needs and learning preferences. If you are interested in studying on a full-time basis, please contact email@example.com.
|TEAC 1980||Adult Learning||Online|
|TEAC 1980||Adult Learning||Monthly Intake Online|
|POL 1080||Canadian Politics||Online|
|WRIT 1981||Children's Literature Introduction||Online|
|WRIT 1981||Children's Literature Introduction||Monthly Intake Online|
|LIBR 1082||Children's Services & Issues||Online|
|LIBR 2080||Circulation and Inter-Library Loan||Online|
|GNED 1489||Complementary Therapies Introduction||Online|
|COMP 1281||Computers an Introduction||Online|
|COMP 1281||Computers an Introduction||Monthly Intake Online|
|PSYC 1080||Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds||Online|
|PSYC 1080||Criminal Psychology - Psychopathic Minds||Monthly Intake Online|
|ENG 1080||Critical Thinking||Monthly Intake Online|
|ENG 1080||Critical Thinking||Online|
|CRIM 1080||Cults and Terrorism||Online|
|CRIM 1080||Cults and Terrorism||Monthly Intake Online|
|LIBR 2081||Database Design for Information Workers||Online|
|HRM 2282||Dispute Resolution||Online|
|GNED 1483||Domestic and Workplace Violence||Online|
|LIBR 1085||Electronic Publishing and Emerging Technologies||Online|
|ENTR 1281||Entrepreneurship I||Online|
|ENTR 1281||Entrepreneurship I||Monthly Intake Online|
|ENVI 1080||Environmental Citizenship||Monthly Intake Online|
|ENVI 1080||Environmental Citizenship||Online|
|PSYC 1981||Forensic Psychology||Online|
|LIBR 1086||Genre Fiction & Readers' Advisory Service||Online|
|LIBR 2083||Government Information||Online|
|LIBR 3080||Health Libraries and Resources||Online|
|LIBR 1087||Human Relations and Supervision||Online|
|LIBR 5082||Indexing and Subject Analysis||Online|
|LIBR 1081||Information Technology for Library Technicians||Online|
|COMM 1081||Intercultural Communication||Online|
|LIBR 3087||Introduction to Metadata and Metadata Applications||Online|
|LIBR 1088||Law Libraries & Legal Research||Online|
|LIBR 1080||Libraries Introduction||Online|
|LIBR 4082||Library Classification||Online|
|LIBR 2087||Library Financial Management & Budgeting||Online|
|LIBR 3085||Library Programming, Marketing and Advocacy||Online|
|LIBR 5089||Library Technician Field Work I||Monthly Intake Online|
|LIBR 5089||Library Technician Field Work I||Online|
|LIBR 6089||Library Technician Field Work II||Online|
|LIBR 6089||Library Technician Field Work II||Monthly Intake Online|
|LIBR 2086||Online Searching||Online|
|ORGS 5281||Organizational Studies||Online|
|PSYC 1083||Personality Psychology||Online|
|PFP 8215||Politics and Public Administration||Online|
|PSYC 1051||Psychology Introduction||Monthly Intake Online|
|PSYC 1051||Psychology Introduction||Online|
|RIM 1080||Records & Information Management Fundamentals||Online|
|LIBR 3086||Reference Processes||Online|
|LIBR 4086||Reference Services and Sources||Online|
|LIBR 2082||Resource Description and Access I||Online|
|LIBR 3082||Resource Description and Access II||Online|
|LIBR 1089||School Libraries||Online|
|SOCI 1051||Sociology Introduction||Monthly Intake Online|
|SOCI 1051||Sociology Introduction||Online|
|LIBR 1180||Special Libraries||Online|
|LIBR 1183||Strategies for Instruction for Library Technicians||Online|
|GNED 1491||The Game of Soccer and its Impact on Society||Online|
|GNED 1281||Western: A Study in the Film Genre||Online|
|RELG 1980||World Religions: Western and Eastern Traditions||Online|
|LIBR 1182||Youth Services and Issues||Online|