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Library Studies

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The Library Studies program offers a comprehensive range of subjects that deliver the skills and knowledge to enable students to work in libraries, the information service area or other cultural institutions. Students develop an understanding of the library industry and the communities that they serve. This course teaches students how to provide quality customer service, support users in their use of multimedia technology and use cataloguing tools. Additionally, our Library Studies courses increase a students’ understanding of copyright requirements and workplace health and safety.

Support roles at para-professional level are vital to the smooth running of libraries. Library technicians are skilled staff who manage and organise collections in conjunction with a librarian whose role is that of a manager. Working in libraries offers opportunities in accessing the latest information technology, helping people to source information and literature for pleasure and study, protecting freedom of access to information and enjoying a wide range of jobs for every interest.


Vicki Simmonds
Library Assistant

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Employment Opportunities

Graduates may gain employment as support workers in information services. They may find work as a library assistant, customer service officer, activity planner or even team leader.


Library Studies enquiries
Email: Library Studies
Phone: (08) 8207 8847

General TAFE SA enquiries
Email: enquire online
Phone: 1800 882 661 (freecall)
TTY for deaf: 8226 4413

Adelaide Campus

120 Currie Street
South Australia


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