As part of our mandate is to disseminate information relating to Library & Information Technicians through education and professional development, the Association provides a variety of resources to members and those interested in the Library Technician profession.
For Library Technicians those interested in the profession:
List Of Library Technician Education Programs
If you're interested in a library technician career, we've put together a list of programs available in Canada:
Library Technician Associations
If you don't live in Ontario, but are a Library Technician, you might find this helpful - our list of Library Technician associations throughout Canada.
Salary And Library Profile Survey
The Ontario Association of Library Technicians/Association des bibliotechniciens de l'Ontario is required by the association's Bylaw to administer and report on the current salaries and work done in any library and/or information position(s) whether a job, internship, and/or volunteer position in which a library technician diploma is a required or preferred qualification within the province of Ontario.
You can complete and return the most recent survey and also look at the results of older surveys.
Job Posting Links
Are you looking for a job as a Library Technician? We've put together some online links where you can look for recent job postings.
Our Association published a regular newsletter. You can find the archives here.
The Board of Directors of OALT/ABO has been mandated, by the Association’s By-Law, to compile a membership directory. Given concerns regarding privacy, members elected when they renew their membership whether to have their contact information published. The Membership Directory is a resource only available to members in good standing with the association.
OALT/ABO Discussion List
The purpose of this list is to communicate electronically with members regarding OALT/ABO and other library organizations events and activities, and to provide a forum for members to discuss career related issues. All members are encouraged to post job opportunities, meeting notices, professional development activities, and to discuss issues which are relevant to Library Technicians and libraries.