Library and Archives Assisting Major

Description: A program that prepares individuals to assist professional librarians and archivists. Includes instruction in principles, systems, processes, and procedures of library and archive operation; library resources and services; processes of acquisition, cataloging, storage, and display systems; discovery and retrieval of requested materials; and management of books, periodicals, and other documents and records. Is Library and Archives Assisting the right major for you?
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Library and Archives Assisting Major

What Courses Do Library and Archives Assisting Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Library and Archives Assisting majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Computer Applications
  • Library Cataloging
  • Library Services
  • Management
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