Just Do LIT: A Student Perspective

Poremba, Melissa
April 2008
Feliciter;2008, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p65
The author probes on the importance of the Library and Information Technician (LIT) diploma program to teacher-librarians and how it affects the proficiency of library technicians. LIT is a program designed to prepare teacher-librarians to collaborate with classroom teachers in the design and delivery of information literacy instruction. Thus, the teacher-librarian and the library technician are two positions that offer essential ingredients in offering a success to school library program.


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