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Library Assistant's Course

Course code: YLSERV1

This is a board approved course which accepts Gr. 11 and 12 students and provides a work-like experience in a school library setting. Students acquire library specific clerical and technical skills and develop interpersonal skills working with peers and staff while working under a supervisor (Teacher/Librarian). Students develop the skill to be self-directed and to work independently and to recognize when it is appropriate to ask for assistance or direction. Students are assessed through self and teacher evaluation using the criteria set out in the course expectations. This course gives students an opportunity to acquire skills, attitudes and knowledge which prepares them for the work environment and specifically to work in university or community libraries. It is hoped the students develop a sense of personal and social responsibility by providing service to others.​