Certification

Public Librarian Certification

NYS Public Librarian Certification - This page describes the New York State Library's public library certification program. The site contains the form necessary for public librarian certification. The form is also available in Draper 113.

Please note that Information Studies sends the State Education Department a list of degree recipients, so it is not necessary for students to send in a transcript with their Application for Public Librarian's Professional Certificate.


School Library Media Certification

Library Media Specialist-NYSED Information - You can search the requirements for Library Media Specialist certification on this page from the New York State Education Department’s Office of Teaching Initiatives.

Library Media Specialist-University at Albany Information - Library Media certification in NYS has specialized requirements described on this page. This link also provides information about NYS teacher certification.