On December 17th, two new courses have been approved by the University of the Fraser Valley for library technician diploma recipients.  One, LIBT 383: Diversity in the Workplace will be offered Feb 4th over 8 weeks.  This will be the third addition to the Library Post-Diploma program.  This program, under final approval January 21, 2011, will consist of five courses with more to be added, in future.

Currently, the course offerings include:
LIBT 380: Emergent Library Technologies
LIBT 381: Leadership for Library Techncians
LIBT 382: Promotional Planning for Library Technicians
LIBT 383: Diversity in the Workplace
LIBT 385: Information Rights: Privacy and Freedom

All of these courses are worth 2 academic credits at UFV and span 8 weeks online.  Diversity in the Workplace will not only examine various aspects of diveristy but it will also look at group identity, stereotyping, dominant groups, and conflict management.

If you are interested in registering and have already been a UFV student, simply contact Admission and Records to register (604.854.4501).

If you have never registered with UFV and have completed a Library Techncian Diploma, send a copy of your diploma/tramscript to admissions and records along with an application form ( to: Admissions and Records Address: 33844 King Rd, Abbotsford BC  V2S 7M8 
Telephone: 604.854.4501    Fax: 604.853.0138 

Be sure to make a note at the top of the application form that this is for CS LIBT program.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Christina Neigel
Program Head
Library Information and Technology Program
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC V2S 7M8
Phone: 604-854-4558