The Library/Information Technology Program was approved by the State Chancellor's Office in 1966. Cuesta College has the distinction of being the first Community College in the State of California to offer a formal program in the training of library support personnel.
Purpose: To offer high quality vocational training for those working in the library field or seeking to enter the library field.
Objectives: To prepare students to solve client information problems by teaching them how to locate and evaluate information necessary for earning a living and leading a productive life.
The Values: To promote the unrestricted access to information, an appreciation for the role of libraries in society, the efficient organization of information, and the development of interpersonal skills necessary to the library environment.