District of Columbia Librarian Certification Guide - 2023

Librarian Certification Guide for the District of Columbia

Last Reviewed: August 23rd, 2022

Certification, or licensure, is a gatekeeping process that bar entry to many different professional careers. For librarians, the school librarian is the only type of librarian requiring certification. However, most all other types of librarians in DC still have an educational requirement for employment. That educational requirement is most often in the form of a masters degree in Library and Information Sciences.

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District of Columbia Library Staff Licensing Pathways