Library Information Technology Part-Time, Graduate Diploma | Part time online (optional) | Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) | Calgary, Canada
Graduate Diploma On Campus Online

Library Information Technology Part-Time

24 months
202 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Library Information Technology Part-Time students from Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), gain proficiency in every area of library operations, from database searching, library network technology, cataloguing and classification to public relations, web design and records management.


Information resourcing is a high-tech adventure and a sought after skill. Various industries need employees with people skills to organize, access and manage the expanding volume of information in today’s world.

After successfully completing this Library Information Technology Part-Time program, graduates will receive a SAIT diploma in Library Information Technology.

Career opportunities

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)  Graduates can pursue job opportunities in public and school libraries, speciality libraries in areas like petroleum, law, medicine, geology, social services and government or related organizations such as records information centres, library wholesalers, software companies and bookstores. Potential positions include: 

  • library technician 
  • library assistant 
  • information specialist 
  • research assistant 
  • records management technician

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Bibliographic Description and Access
  • Library Information Services
  • Communicating in the Workplace
  • Integrated Library Technology
  • Bibliographic Description and Access 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are accepted until the program start date but are subject to change.


61 alternative credits



On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

At least 60% in the following courses or equivalents:

  • English Language Arts 30-1 or English Language Arts 30-2 or equivalents, AND,
  • Two of the following Grade 12 subjects: Math, Science, Social Science, Accounting, Law or a second language.
  • LIBR-200 (Introduction to Libraries) may be substituted for one of the two Grade 12 subjects. This course is available through Open Studies.
  • All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

Tuition Fee

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  • National

    202 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 202 CAD per year during 24 months.

Per  1.5 credits.

Living costs for Calgary

1247 - 1953 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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