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Librarian Credential

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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

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.