Palo Alto College (PAC) - Library Assistant
A program that prepares individuals to assist professional librarians. Includes instruction in principles, systems, processes, and procedures of library operation; library resources and services; processes of acquisition, cataloging, storage, and display systems; discovery and retrieval of requested materials; management of books, periodicals, and other documents. Get more details and student breakdown below, including other Texas schools that offer a library assistant degree. Students at Palo Alto College who have completed this program in 2010-2011 have received the following degrees:
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Breakdown of Students That Completed the Library Assistant Program
The table below lists the number of students that have completed the library assistant program at the Palo Alto College for the 2010-2011 academic year.
Career Options For Graduates
Students who have completed this program, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below. The information covers overall job description, estimated salary and wages, along with job projections by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Assist librarians by helping readers in the use of library catalogs, databases, and indexes to locate books and other materials; and by answering questions that require only brief consultation of standard reference. Compile records; sort and shelve books or other media; remove or repair damaged books or other media; register patrons; and check materials in and out of the circulation process. Replace materials in shelving area (stacks) or files. Includes bookmobile drivers who assist with providing services in mobile libraries. Read more about working environment, educational requirements, and potential salary of library technicians in our career profile section.
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Library Assistants, Clerical
Compile records, sort, shelve, issue, and receive library materials such as books, electronic media, pictures, cards, slides and microfilm. Locate library materials for loan and replace material in shelving area, stacks, or files according to identification number and title. Register patrons to permit them to borrow books, periodicals, and other library materials. Read more about working environment, educational requirements, and potential salary of library assistants, clerical in our career profile section.
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