Tag Archives: Langara College

The Non-Traditional Library Practicum Experience

This post was written by Norm Barry, a second year library technician student studying at Langara College about a practicum placement outside of the library field. An opportunity arose through the Library Tech Practicum program for me to work part-time … Continue reading

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Interview with Diane Thompson

Diane Thompson, former Library Technician and current Chair of Langara College’s Library & Information Technology Program, kindly agreed to answer a few questions for LTAS readers.

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Speed Mentoring Workshop at Langara College

On April 22, Langara College hosted its first speed mentoring workshop involving Library and Information Technology students and graduates.  The event  was organized and sponsored by the Langara Library and Information Technology department. Eleven mentors were invited by department chair … Continue reading

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My Typing Test Trepidation

I’m practically on my last lap on my Libtech program – only a month and a half left. What do you think would be weighing down heavily on my head – the finals, the endless research work, the often full … Continue reading

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Conversation at the Cove with Guy Robertson

If you are a LibTech alumnus from Langara College or a current student, then you know Guy Robertson — the instructor who could give a lecture describing building evacuation techniques without putting students to sleep. Since 1993, Guy has taught library … Continue reading

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Doing your LibTech Program Requirement in Italy

Picture this — you are wearing your bathing suit, your journal and a pen (no, not a computer) in front of you.  You are sitting outside in a terrace, and while contemplating on what to write next, you look afar … Continue reading

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Items of Interest

10 LinkedIn Tips to Boost your Job Search by Kristin Burnham on IT World Canada. (thanks to the Internet News blog, though their post isn’t working now) ===== As LTAIG and BCLA work on getting members from all over the province … Continue reading

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