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Librarian Credential

Credits Available

  • COM 101: Speech Communication (3 credits, lower division level)
  • COM 326: Organizational Communication (3 credits, upper division level)
  • ENG 101: English Composition 1 (3 credits, lower division level)
  • ENG 102: English Composition 2 (3 credits, lower division level)
  • PUB 101: Intro to Public Administration (3 credits, lower division level)
  • PUB 301: Professional Writing (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Cataloging and Classification (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Information Service Technology (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Information Services (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Introduction to Library Public Services (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Introduction to Library Tech Services (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Introduction to Reference Services (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Library Information Sources (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Management Strategies (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Organization of the Information Center (3 credits, upper division level)
  • Technical Services (3 credits, upper division level)
  • User Services (3 credits, upper division level)

Dates Valid

December 2011 through December 2019

Issuing Agency

Connecticut Department of Administrative Services

Source of Records

Verification provided online at https://www.biznet.ct.gov/ExamInfo/Default.aspx

About the Credential

A Librarian performs a full range of professional library duties including acquisition, classifying, reference and programming, and may be responsible for daily operation of a library.  A librarian evaluates and selects library material for acquisition and discard; plans and conducts workshops and special programs; writes grant proposals and solicits donations; assigns, trains and supervises staff; compiles statistics and writes reports; performs related duties as required.

Applying for the Credit

Submit a Credential Credit Application to apply for the credit.

  • Charter Oak students: Log into the Acorn Student Portal and look in Student Self-Service / Student Forms.
  • Non-Charter Oak students: Contact the PLA Office to request a Credential Credit Application.