||The Profession of Documentation Technician |
||Information Sources & Services I|
||Automation & Documentation I |
||Physical Education |
|2nd Semester |
||Communication and Teamwork |
||Automation & Documentation II |
||Information Sources & Services II|
||Physical Education |
|3rd Semester |
||Physical Processing & Preservation |
||Cataloguing I |
||Principles of Classification |
||Introduction to Archives & Records Management |
||Public Relations |
||Physical Education |
|4th Semester |
||Cataloguing II |
||Dewey Decimal Classification |
||Indexing: Subject Headings |
||Records Management |
|5th Semester |
||Information Sources & Services III|
||Documents & their Producers |
||Indexing and Abstracting |
||Computerization and Documentation |
||Document Formatting |
||Library of Congress Classification |
|6th Semester |
||Information Sources & Services IV |
||The Working Environment I |
||The Working Environment II |
||The Document Centre |
||Collection Development |
All students must pass the Ministerial Examination of College English and a Comprehensive Assessment in Information and Library Technologies.
Information and Library Technologies - 393.A0
John Abbott College offers Quebec’s only English-language CEGEP training in Information and Library Technologies. The program provides students with the skills they need to work in the rapidly evolving field of information management and focuses on the technical aspects of this area of expertise. Information technicians learn techniques for organizing and retrieving information in a wide variety of settings.
The program emphasizes:
- Basic information management procedures
- Research skills
- Analytical skills
- Computer and communication skills
Our program appeals to both high school students and adult learners returning to the work force or changing careers. Mature students find that their previous education and experience are an advantage in the job market.
TWO-YEAR INTENSIVE PROGRAM
Students who have already completed a DEC (Diploma of College Studies) or who have completed the general education requirements (Refer to the “PROGRAM PREREQUISITES” section for complete details.) now have the opportunity to complete the program in 2 years by following our 2-year intensive stream. Workload issues should be discussed with the program chairperson either before applying or once admitted.
THE COMPUTER SKILLS OF AN INFORMATION TECHNICIAN
Students in Information and Library Technologies acquire hands-on experience using the latest in office software:
In additon, students become proficient using specialized information management software such as:
Plus a variety of other databases available through the Internet.
THIS PROGRAM IS FOR YOU IF…
- You are naturally curious
- You are meticulous
- You possess good people skills
- You like creating order
- You are versatile and adaptable
JOB PERSPECTIVES FOR OUR GRADUATES
Web companies, corporate archives and document centers, schools, government departments, public libraries and database providers all hire information technicians. Graduates will have the option of either working directly with the public or of focusing on the more technical aspects of information management. A multitude of career opportunities are available to Information and Library Technologies graduates.
CEGEP ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
ILT PROGRAM PREREQUISITES:
A Secondary School Diploma Which Includes: Secondary V Language of instruction, Secondary V Second Language, Secondary IV mathematics, Secondary IV Physical Science, and Secondary IV History of Quebec and Canada
OR A Secondary School Vocational Diploma which includes: Secondary V Language of Instruction, Secondary V Second Language, and Secondary IV Mathematics
OR Applicants who have not studied in Quebec must have scholarity deemed equivalent by the College.
REGULAR PROGRAM (3 YEARS):
INTENSIVE PROGRAM (2 YEARS):
Have completed a DEC (Diploma of College Studies) or have completed the general education requirements (4 English courses, 3 Humanities courses, 3 Physical Education courses, 2 French courses and 2 complementary courses.)
HOW DO I APPLY:
John Abbott College is affiliated with the Service régional d'admission du Montréal métropolitain (SRAM) and uses its online application service. The application deadline is March 1st. To apply:
- Complete the online application at http://sram.omnivox.ca
- Select John Abbott and the program of your choice along with the corresponding SRAM program number: 393.A0.
- If applicable, mail in photocopies of all required documents and the application fee. Warning: The documents and payment must be submitted by the deadline.
Program start: Fall semester only.
- Visit the ILT Department web page!
- Consult the online version of the Course Calendar on our web site for course descriptions.
- Students whose prerequisites are more than 5 years old should contact the Admissions Office.
- If you have other questions about the prerequisites, have questions that weren't answered, contact us:
(phone) 514-457-6610 local 5355, 5361 or 5358
(phone) 514-457-6610 local 5470
Are you interested in obtaining a certificate of studies while completing your DEC? John Abbott offers 4 certificates of study. Click here for more information.