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Harper College Continuing Education

Library Assistant

Badge earners demonstrate competencies in library best practices. Students understand library organization and operations including how to order, process and catalog materials; also how to locate and circulate materials. Badge recipients demonstrate their functional knowledge of working in a library and showcase the skills needed to be a valuable library assistant.

Harper College Continuing Education
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What it takes to earn this badge

  • Demonstrate oral and written communication skills
  • Identify library departments and list department responsibilities
  • Recognize library classification systems
  • Validate computer knowledge of OCLC
  • Understand technological trends in libraries that include intergrated library systems
  • Articulate duties and responsibilities of a library assistant
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