Library Juice Academy offers a number of certificate programs that enable you to gain and show evidence of mastery of a subfield of librarianship. Although not accredited by an outside institution, they are widely recognized as a marker of significant knowledge and advanced skills. Classes in our certificate programs can be taken as stand-alone courses as well, although in some cases the content builds on knowledge gained in previous classes in a series.

ALA-APA Library Support Staff Certification (LSSC)

LSSC is designed to recognize the value and accomplishments of Library Support Staff. The LSSC Program is managed by the American Library Association-Allied Professional Association (ALA-APA), and Library Juice Academy has developed a set of approved courses that allow you to earn this certification.

Certificate in Archives Administration and Management

The Library Juice Academy Certificate in Archives Administration and Management is a six-course series designed for those who want to learn about archival methods and practices, or who need to better understand the particular requirements of archives. This might include librarians and other information professionals, senior management who are responsible for archives or special collections, or knowledge keepers, activists, and storytellers who are responsible for the records of their communities.

Certificate in Cataloging and Technical Services

This certificate program is designed to help you develop a command of a set of skills in cataloging and technical services, with the opportunity to tailor the program to your needs by providing a range of courses to choose from.

Certificate in Digital Curation

The Library Juice Academy Certificate in Digital Curation is designed for those working in libraries, archives and museums interested in learning more about and expanding their skillset in curating and maintaining unique digital assets.

Certificate in Disability Access and Inclusion

This certificate program will develop your understanding of accessibility and disability, and provide you with practices to proactively include and equitably serve patrons and staff with a range of disabilities. You will become proficient in library accessibility and inclusive practices. You can tailor the program to your needs by choosing from a range of courses covering a range of topics in this area.

Certificate in Diversity and Inclusion Skills

This certificate program focuses specifically on skills and concepts related to diversity and inclusion in libraries. The program includes a course introducing a critical race theory approach to understanding structural racism in libraries, as well as courses that focus on strategies to create a more inclusive workplace and library.

Certificate in Early Childhood Literacy

Whether you work directly with children in the library or want to learn more about early literacy to help you better serve your community, this certificate program offers key information on child development and early literacy and activities to put it into practice in your own situations and environments.

Certificate in Library Instruction

This certificate program is designed to help you develop an advanced level of knowledge in library instruction topics, with the opportunity to tailor the program to your needs by providing a range of courses to choose from.

Certificate in Library Leadership and Management

This series provides a strong foundation in managerial skills, and is intended for new managers or those who would like to enhance their current knowledge base. Though these courses touch on organizational theory, the primary focus is on practical skills that can be readily adapted to individual needs.

Certificate in Museum Informatics

This certificate program focuses on skills and concepts related to how museums care for and present objects in their collections as well as  how museums manage the  knowledge and information about their collections.

Certificate in Open Education for Librarians

The courses in this certificate address the diverse skill sets librarians working with OER need: copyright and licensing expertise, finding and reviewing open content, advising library partners, teaching with OER, enhancing information literacy instruction through open practices, and preparing to lead libraries into the future as critical partners in textbook equity.

Certificate in User Experience for Libraries

In this certificate program, you will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of user experience (UX) and how to apply user-centered strategies to library websites and beyond.

Certificate in XML and RDF-Based Systems

In this 6-course certificate program, you will gain competency as a coder in XML and RDF-based systems that create, transform, manage, and disseminate content and metadata.