The Library Technical Assistant Certificate Program at Joliet Junior College consists of 9 courses for a total of 26 credit hours, and offers instruction from frontline librarians, technology training, classroom lectures, online learning, hands-on projects, field trips and more.
Spring classes begin January 13, 2020. There is still time to register!
Courses offered for the Spring 2020 16-week semester include:
LTA 202 - Reader's Advisory & Library Programs for Adults - 3 Credit Hours. Monday Nights, 6-8:30 pm.
Instructor: Tina Williams
Reader's Advisory is a library service that allows library staff to assist in fiction and non-fiction selection of titles for patrons. An introduction to the act of putting people together with books using specific tools, strategies, interviewing techniques, and searching techniques will be examined. This course walks through the process of adult program development and event planning for libraries. Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 101.
LTA 204 - Libraries and Technology - 3 Credit Hours. Tuesday Nights, 6-8:30 pm.
Instructor: Susan Prokopeak
An introduction to technologies and automated services in all library departments: circulation, technical services, reference, and administration. Applications of computers, selected software, networks, internet, and connectivity are highlighted. Prerequisite: Placement into ENG 101.
Michelle Y. Roubal (she/her/hers): Librarian, Associate Professor, LTA Advisor - Joliet Junior College - Office A-2015A - 815.280.2350