To help meet the needs of ongoing continuing education for West Virginia library staff so they may provide professional library service, the West Virginia Library Commission is developing a three-level Public Librarian Certification Program (PLCP) comprised of online courses, archived webinars, workshops, and special institutes.
Library personnel who do not have formal training in library science should start with the Basic Certification track, which includes introductory coursework in these core areas: Fundamentals of Librarianship, Collection Development, Organization of Materials, Management, Programming & Services, and Technology.
If you have any questions about a course or your certification progress, please email the Library Commission directly.
At this time, only Basic Certification is available for registration.
To register and begin the program, click on the the "Registration and Requirements" tab above.
West Virginia Library Commission
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