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Library of Virginia
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Library of Virginia (Library Board)


chapter
Certification of Librarians [17 VAC 15 ‑ 100]
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Chapter Information
Description This regulation sets forth the educational requirements for professional librarian's certificates. Librarians employed by the State Law Library or law libraries of counties or cities, libraries of colleges and universities, libraries of institutions and school libraries are exempt.
State Authority Sections 42.1-8 and and 42.1-15.1
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation To ensure that librarians serving a political subdivision or subdivisions
having over 5,000 population and libraries operated by the Commonwealth or
under its authority, shall meet the qualifications of the State Library
Board. Those qualifications stipulate that a professional librarian
position is one that requires a knowledge of books and of library techniques
equivalent to that required for graduation from any accredited library
school or one that requires graduation from a school of library science
accredited by the American Library Association.
Meetings

Contact Information
Name / Title: Camille Christian  / Executive Assistant
Address: The Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23219-8000
Email Address: camille.christian@lva.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)692-3535    FAX: (804)692-3594    TDD: (804)692-3976
Current Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
None

Past Actions
Action Title Latest Stage Status
Continuing Education Requirements for Certification of Public Librarians NOIRA Stage withdrawn on 10/8/2004 before DPB completed its review.