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STANDARDS FOR PHILIPPINE LIBRARIES

(Final Draft Matrix) Prepared for the Board for Li rarian! " Elnora L# $onti S&hool Li rar" and Media $enter! A. Clearly defined goals and objectives for the school library media center shall be established in terms of the philosophy, goals and objectives of the school.

Standard For%at Standard I# Mi!!ion( )oal! and O *e&ti+e!

A&ade%i& Li rarie! A. %he academic library shall develop an e&plicit statement of its mission in conformity with the mandate of the parent institution with the mandate of the parent institution.

Spe&ial Li rarie! A. "eneral Statement

P' li& Li rarie! A. %o provide library and information service to the needs of the community, B. %o build within each library an information center about its respective community + its resources, history, people, customs and traditions, etc., and C. %o develop nationally, a networ# and lin#ages among public libraries with the ,ational -ibrary as the center to facilitate research reference needs of patrons.

%o provide efficient accurate, relevant and timely information service to its respective institution through a systematically organi$ed B. A set of policies, collection' maintain a procedures, rules, and B. %he development of library proactive role as information regulations shall be mission and goals shall be the provider and disseminator to formulated to ensure responsibility of the library be globally competitive' as consistency in the operation head and staff in consultation well as uphold and promote of services. with the officials of the the principles of high ethical parent institution. standards of library profession C. A written Manual of at all times. Operation as well as C. %he statement of library Student !aculty "uides shall objectives shall be reviewed B. Specific be maintained and periodically and revised as continuously updated to serve necessary. (. )pdate library reference as guide to the staff in the collection and information implementation of tas#s and resources in whatever for the to the users in the utili$ation information appears. of services. *. )pgrade library tools,

e.uipment, facilities as well as needed applicable technologies as maybe necessary for the effective and wider dissemination decentrali$ation of information to its internal and e&ternal clients' and /. Maintain written manuals of operations, which shall include library policies, procedure and regulations reviewed and revised regularly as circumstances may re.uire to adopt to the changing needs. Standard II Ad%ini!tration A. A unified program integrating library and audiovisual programs under the leadership of a .ualified and competent professional is recommended. B. 0here there are two or more professional librarians, one is appointed as the head to oversee the smooth implementation of services as well as the supervision of A. %he supervision and control of the academic library shall be clearly defined within the organi$ational structure of the parent institution. A. -ibrary Administrator Manager A. 7ach public library shall operate under the administrative supervision of the local government unit and under the technical supervision of the ,ational -ibrary, B. A public library shall be managed by a professional librarian, C. %he public library as a local government entity shall have, as

(. As an independent unit of the organi$ation it serve, special libraries shall be B. %he academic library shall administered and managed by be administered and a librarian possessing the supervised by a full time re.uired e&pertise, subject professional librarian with at speciali$ation, education, least Masters 1egree in e&perience and other -ibrary and 2nformation .ualifications provided for Science. under 3.A. 4*56 other wise

personnel. C. %he school library media center shall be regularly evaluated in terms of its services, personnel and resources, not only by the students but also by the faculty.

#nown as 89hilippine C. %he academic library shall -ibrarianship Act of *::/; to have an advisory library ensure effective, efficient and committee composed of productive operation of library representatives of the faculty at all times. and students. *. %o ensure that library 1. %he academic library shall staff personnel are .ualified formulate a development plan for the job, hiring of which shall include a program employees shall be vested on for a continued development the library administrator or and improvement of library director who shall be directly resources and services. responsible to the appropriate hierarchy of the governing body of the institution they serve. /. %he library administrator director in collaboration with the management or appropriate committee whichever is applicable shall have the authority to select and recommend reference materials to be purchased. %o safeguard the library collections same should ensure librarians by the responsible institutions to secure the collections. %he library collections should also be insured against natural

its immediate superior, the local chief e&ecutive or any legally designated local official in accordance with the -ocal "overnment Code

disaster, grave theft, losses, etc. B. Social 3esponsibility As center of information special libraries shall provide its users e.ual access to library collection, e.uipment and technologies in accord< ance with the institutions e&isting rules and regulations. A wide collection of reference shall be made available to scholarly research and studies to encourage and enable everyone to ma#e use of information and learning resources through information and communication technology. Standard III H'%an Re!o'r&e! A. %he school library media center shall be appropriately staffed by full time licensed librarians and trained clerical support, the number of which is proportionate to student population. (. Si$e (. Si$e A. %he academic library shall have a sufficient number and variety of staff to develop, organi$e and maintain the collection and provide information and reference service to meet the needs of its clientele. A. 3ecruitment and Selection << depends on the recruitment policy of the office or institution and the prevailing 9hilippine laws. A. %he public library shall be manned by .ualified and professionally trained librarians and shall be supported by support services staff,

B. =ualifications << %he library B. =ualification and ,umber of shall be headed by a staff + the number of staff in a professional librarian public library shall depend on the population served and the si$e of

!or an enrollment of >:: or less + ( full time librarian ? ( support staff

(.( %he si$e and .ualifications of staff shall be determined by several factors, !or an enrollment of including si$e and scope of (,::: < ( full collection, number of hours, time head librarian media rate of ac.uisition, rate of specialist, ( full time circulation, nature of librarian media specialist ? processing and nature of * support staff service demand. !or an enrollment of *,::: << ( full time head librarian media specialist, * full time librarian media specialist, ? 5 support staff Note , %here shall be an additional librarian and two additional support staff for every additional one thousand enrollment. *. =ualifications *.( 9rofessional -ibrarian + BS7 BS77d., major or minor in -ibrary Science, or B-S B-2S graduate < certified by B!- @or licensedA (. * 3atio of professional librarians and other staff vary depending upon the range of operations and services provided by the library and upon its total wor#load re.uirements. !or the first >:: studentsB One full time professional librarian And two full time clerical staff !or every additional (::: students < ( additional full time professional librarian B. =ualifications (. 9rofessional Staff %he professional staff

-ibrary personnel shall consist of the followingB

the collection' (. %he head of the public library should be a professional -ibrarian.

(. 9rofessional staff + %he minimum re.uirement is one @(A professional staff e.uipped with the subject speciali$ation *. %he non<professional staff of said library such as law, should conform to e&isting laws business, ban#ing, medical, and government regulations. etc. *.( 3egional, congressional *. 9ara<professional staff + district, provincial and city Should be college degree libraries at least four professional holder with #nowledge of librarians, three support services 2nformation technology' or in staff e&cluding those holding non< government agencies or classified positions li#e utility institutions, civil service wor#ers, etc. 9ublic libraries of eligibility is re.uired. first class municipalities shall have at least two professional /. Messenger )tility support librarians and ade.uate staff + College degree is ideal. support non<professional staff as Cowever, undergraduates needed and for lower class may .ualify for the position. municipalities including barangay reading centers, there should be C. ,umber of the -ibrary at least one full time library staff, Staff + the number of the and, if fund allows, one cler# and library staff is one utility wor#er. dependent on the followingB *.* %he increase in the (. Mission vision of the number of library staff depends library on the increase of population of the community served. !or every

Note B %he head librarian media specialist must have graduate units in -ibrary and 2nformation Science @-2SA or related field @e.g. MA, major in 7ducational %echnologyA, and > years e&perience in the library. *.* -ibrary Assistant + College secretarial graduate *./ Audiovisual %echnician + * year course in 7lectronics B. %he professional licensed librarian shall be given a faculty status, enjoying the same benefits as those of the teaching faculty. C. 9articipation in seminar< wor#shops, conferences and other continuing professional education activities shall be encouraged and subsidi$ed.

includes the head librarian and staff doing professional wor#. %he Cead -ibrarian must be a MasterDs 1egree holder in -ibrary and 2nformation Science @M-2SA for the college -ibrary. !or the university library , a MasterDs 1egree in -ibrary and 2nformation Science @M-2SA preferably pursuing a 9h. 1. in any program. %he .ualifications of a professional staff shall be at leastB !or college library + Bachelors 1egree in -ibrary and 2nformation Science !or )niversity -ibrary < Masters 1egree in -ibrary 2nformation Science *. Support Staff %he support staff includes the paraprofessionals and staff doing clerical wor#. %he educational .ualifications for paraprofessionals shall be Bachelors degree in any

*. %ype of special library *.( "overnment + 9lantilla as approved by Civil Service Commission 1epartment of Budget and Management *.* 9rivate + Management policy as to the distribution of staff for the whole institution including the salary scale and internal policies /.%ype of Service 1. %raining of Staff for Continuing 9rofessional 7ducation (. %here must be a separate and distinct continuing education for librarians and for the support staff provided by accredited library associations and providers *. %he staff may attend institution sponsored training, wor#shop, etc.

increase of >:,::: people, a corresponding increase of one professional and one support staff is suggested. /. 9rofessional librarians are individuals who are license holders. 5. -ibrarians shall be appointed to any of the following positions in the plantilla of positions provided by civil service servants in the local government units in accordance with the Salary Standardi$ation Scheme for "overnment 0or#ers 5.( Congressional, provincial and city libraries -ibrarian 2E -ibrarian E << << S" ** S" *5

5.* City and municipal -ibraries -ibrarian 222 << S" (F

5./ Other libraries + depending on the class

related field in -ibrary 2nformation Science and the clerical staff shall li#ewise be a Bachelors degree holder. /. Status -ibrarians shall be given faculty @academicA status with corresponding privileges and other benefits comparable to those of the faculty members. 5. A continuing staff development shall be provided with the corresponding financial assistance from the institution.

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>. Support Services Staff + Salary grade in accordance with 3A GG5/ >.( %echnical staff shall possess diploma or certificate of two<year computer education or its e.uivalent and with the re.uired civil service eligibility' >.* Clerical staff shall have finished special studies in Secretarial Science and with re.uired civil service eligibility' >./ -ibrary aides should have at least two years library wor# e&perience 6. Other Staff %he public library should have, depending on its si$e and availability of funds, the following maintenance personnel in accordance with Civil Service Commission Memorandum Circular ,o. (:

6.( -ibrary e.uipment operator for the photocopying machine' microfilm reader printer, overhead projector' 6.* Bindery personnel 6./ Messengerial staff liaison personnel' and 6.5 )tility wor#er Standard I- $olle&tion De+elop%ent A. Collection 1evelopment (. %he school library media center shall ac.uire print, non<print and electronic materials as well as e.uipment that will support and reinforce the curriculum and meet the needs, abilities and interests of the users. *. %hese materials shall be current and in good condition and must reflect an appropriate balance among all types of resources @see 3ecommended Annual "rowth 3ate in the Appendi& AA. %he academic library shall have library resources relevant to its mission, ade.uate in .uality and .uantity, helpful in serving the needs of scholarship and research, as well as progressively developing and growing in accordance with institutional development and e&pansion plans. A. Collection 1evelopment (. Collection development shall be the responsibility of the Advisory -ibrary Committee. A. Collection 1evelopment << is dependent on the followingB (. Scope is dependent on the mission vision, function and type of library service for each institution. *. Si$e is li#ewise dependent on the same criteria /. "rowth of the collection is dependent on the budget allotment or fund allocation of the institution. B. Organi$ation (. Collection must be %he Collection must reflect the objectives of the library and the needs of the community served. A. %he collect ion shall include boo#s, multi<media and other non<boo# materials such as those in the state<of<the<art technologies, periodicals, maps, pamphlets, and other audiovisual materials. B. %he library shall maintain the local history collection. C. %he si$e of the library collection is dependent on the allocation from the ,ational -ibrary and from the budget funds

/.%he school library media center shall maintain a local history collection composed of materials about the school community, its history, programs, people, etc. 5. %he librarian media specialist, in coordination with the faculty, shall be responsible for the selection and ac.uisition of all materials based on a written Collection 1evelopment 9lan. >. %he recommended si$e of the various collections for an enrollment of less than (::: students are as follows B >.( A basic collection of .(/// boo# titles for the elementary level and 0(/// titles for the secondary level is necessary to support the curricular offerings of the school' >.* T1ent" per&ent (2/3) of the total collection shall be published within the last ten

*. %he academic library shall have written collection development policies which shall be approved by the members of the Advisory -ibrary Committee. /. %he academic library shall conduct periodic review of its e&isting collection B. Coldings (. Si$e (.( A core collection of 0/// well selected titles for college libraries and 4(/// titles for university libraries is necessary for the college university to effectively support its educational programs. (.* 2n addition to the core boo# collection, a core periodical collection of current and relevant titles @local and foreignA shall be provided. %he recommended number of periodicals based on the enrollment as followsB

systematically organi$ed according to generally accepted standard classification, e.g. 1ewey 1ecimal Classification @11CA, -ibrary of Congress @-CA, and other recogni$ed classification scheme. *. 2nde&ing should be observed.

provided by the local government unit in the annual appropriations 1. A minimum of initial collection of /::: volumes of boo#s is deemed appropriate for public libraries in the regions, provinces, cities and first class municipalities regardless of their population. 7. !or libraries in municipalities lower than the first class, an initial boo# collection of *::: is recommended as starting collection while for barangay reading centers, >:: volumes is recommended. !. Selection and ac.uisition of boo#s and other library materials shall rest on the librarian with the assistance of her professional staff. Materials for ac.uisition recommendations by library clientele shall be considered. ". A provision for at least (:H annual increase of the collection must be provided each of any library category.

@(:A years' >./ A basic subscription to 50 title! of general interest maga$ines and (: titles of professional journals' >.5 A basic subscription to . title! of newspapers on national coverage and ( title with local news coverage' >.> An updated collection of pamphlets, clippings, government documents, vocational information and other materials appropriate to the curriculum and interest of students shall be provided' >.6 A starting collection of non<print materials on various formats as follows B ( map for each geographic region and ( special map @i.e. economic, weather, political, historical, etc.A for each type being studied. %he number of duplicates will be determined by the number of sections 7nrollment -ess than (,::: students (::( + /::: students Over /::: students ,umber of 9eriodical %itles >: titles G> titles (:: titles

(./ 7very major field of speciali$ation shall be covered by at least / journal titles of undergraduate concentration, 6 journal titles of graduate concentration and (: journal titles of doctoral wor# or its e.uivalent. (.5 !or reserve boo#s, at least ( copy for every *> students shall be provided (.>%hirty percent @/:HA of the collection shall be

that will be using the map at the same time. * globes (:: titles of video recordings on different subject areas *:: titles of sound recordings on different types of music (> titles of slide sets *> titles of transparency sets >: titles of electronic resources @e.g. C1< 3OMs, audio boo#s, etc.A an ac.uisition of (::: pieces representing pictures, charts, study prints, photographs and other types of graphic materials

published within the last five @>A years (.> ,on<print resources and electronic digital resources shall be made available through ade.uate facilities and e.uipment (.6 %he academic library shall provide Filipiniana materials e.uivalent to (>H of the ttotal collection. (.G %he annual growth rate of the collection shall be maintained in accordance with program offerings and enrollment C. Organi$ation (. -ibrary collection shall be organi$ed to ensure efficient identification and retrieved. 2t shall be cataloged, classified and or inde&ed according to accepted standards of bibliographic description and a system of classification.

>.G A variety of audiovisual e.uipment available in amounts ade.uate to serve the instructional program of the school.

*. %he catalog shall be in format @card or electronicA that permits concurrent or simultaneous use by library clientele.

B. Selection and Organi$ation (. Boo# selection shall be 1. 9reservation and a shared responsibility among 0eeding the librarians, teachers and administrators' %he academic library shall have a program for the *. Basic policies for the preservation and weeding of selection of printed and non< its collection. printed materials shall be formally and clearly 7. Security formulated' (. %he academic library shall /. All print and non<print have policies on security of its materials and e.uipment shall collection to safeguard the be properly organi$ed, stored, collection from damage, loss, and displayed following mutilation and theft. standard rules and procedures for easy retrieval *. %he academic library shall and dissemination' provide control and security measures in its building and 5. An inventory and facilities such as emergency weeding of the collection shall e&its, fire e&tinguishers, and be conducted regularly. built<in emergency lights C. 9reservation and Security %he school library media

center shall have a program for the care and preservation of all its collection. 2t should also have an ade.uate safeguards against loss, mutilation, and theft. Standard - Ser+i&e! and 6tili7ation A. %he school library media center shall be open before, during and after classes to meet the needs of the clientele and ma&imi$e the use of library resources, facilities and services. B. Announcements of ac.uisition and other promotional activities shall be made periodically. C. Coordination with the faculty shall be done to promote effective use of the school library media center. 1. 2nstruction on the effective use of the library media center and on various information sources shall be given to the students as well as to the faculty. A. %he academic library shall provide services to its readers in support of the objectives of the parent institution. %he productive use of library resources and facilities, by its clientele is an ultimate test of its effectiveness. B. %he 3eadersD Services shall include the 3eference and 2nformation Services, Circulation, -ibrary 2nstruction, Audiovisual, 7lectronic 3esources, 9hotocopying and other services shall be provided by the academic library. A, "eneral + the library should provide information services pertinent to the institutionDs information re.uirements. B. Special + the speciali$ed library must provide materials and services appropriate to the organi$ationDs goal, si$e, number of staff and institutional responsibilities ta#ing into consideration availability of other information resources. A. -ibrary services shall be provided with the highest degree of efficiency and integrity in #eeping in mind that the public library is a service agency of the government for the people' B. %he library shall reflect the needs of the community which shall include boo#s, pamphlets, ephemeral materials, non<print materials, classified and cataloged according to the standards for easy access and retrieval' C. Open shelves system shall be promoted to give users the free access to all materials' 1. %he library shall maintain local historical and cultural materials for preservation and conservation'

C. -ibrary hours "uidelines + accessibility to the library services shall be during C %he academic library shall regular office hours and may open for an uninterrupted be rendered beyond regular period wee#days and on hours as the need arises. Saturdays. 1. %echnical Services 1. %he academic library shall

have e.uitable lending policies for its clientele. 7. %he school library media center shall be available for use by individual students and by class groups throughout the school day. !le&ible scheduling enables the teacher to bring his class to the library at the times best suited for the purpose of class supervised research. 7. %he academic library shall ma#e its collection and services accessible to all users. !. %he academic library shall promote its readersD services program through regular announcement of its new ac.uisitions, conducting user orientation and other public relations activities.

(. Ac.uisitions *.Cataloging and classification /.2nde&ing 7. 3eader Services (. Circulation *. 3eference /. 9eriodicals 5. Audiovisual >. 2nterlibrary loan 3esource sharing 6. 9hotocopying

7. %he library shall provide materials for wholesome development of the community regardless of age, creed, religion and cultural affiliations' !. %he library shall observe library hours for the ma&imum benefit of the community' ". %he library shall initiate the organi$ation of groups or volunteers to handle fund raising to financially support the library and handle activities such as storytelling and boo# tal#s for the children' boo# discussions, e&hibits' poetry interpretation, play reading, lectures, demonstrations, puppet shows, etc. C. !or library promotion activities, the following services shall be encouragedB (. 3eference and research service *. Circulation and boo#s for home use

/. Organi$ation and maintenance of a childrenDs section 5. 3eading guidance for children and out of school youth >. Outreach programs and services especially to depressed areas of the community 6. Organi$ation of !riends "roup to act as support of the -ibrary Standard -I Ph"!i&al Fa&ilitie! A. %he school library media center shall be housed in a barrier<free and fle&ible facility, and that can accommodate a seating capacity of (: H of the total student population. B. %he library shall provide a storage space for the print collection, a reading area, a wor#room and a store room, an office for the head librarian media center coordinator, as well as a space for formal library instruction. A. %he academic library shall have an ade.uate space and appropriate facilities which are accessible to the students, faculty and other users. 2t shall be designed to allow for future rearrangement and e&pansion. B. %he academic library shall have ade.uate space to accommodate the reading, and research needs of its clientele' to house the growing collections, the proper offices for staff, librarianDs office and storage A. -ocation + the library shall A. Building be centrally and conveniently accessible to the institution it (. Site serves. (.( %he library shall be B. 9hysical arrangement is centrally located within the dependent on the followingB Community and not to be anne&ed to other agencies. (. 3esearch needs of its primary users (.* %he library shall be accessible to all library users by *. Space available for the all means of transportation. library /. Classification scheme (./ 2n the development plan use of the local government unit, the library shall be a component of C. Space Allocation an integrated cultural comple&

C. 2n schools where the library is also a media center, space shall be provided for listening and viewing, as well as for the storage, distribution and repair of audiovisual materials and e.uipment. 1. %he school library media center shall be appropriately e.uipped with attractive and, at the same time, functional furniture to ma#e it inviting to young users.

space' and areas for special services such as the electronic and audiovisual programs. C. %he academic library shall have a seating capacity of not less than (>H of the total enrollment 1. %he facilities of the academic library shall be ade.uate in si$e with proper lighting and ventilation furnished with functional furniture and e.uipment to encourage its ma&imum use and convenience of the clientele. 7. !acilities for people with disabilities @901A shall be provided.

(. 3eading Area *. %echnical Services area /. Stac# and other Shelf Areas 5. Other areas as may be needed as re.uired 1. -evels of 3ecommended 2llumination as re.uired by the ,BC -ocation -umen Meter

(.5 %he building shall provide access to physically disabled individuals *. Si$e *.( Si$e of the public library shall consider the followingB community population, the growing library collection, si$e of library staff and services to be rendered. *.( 7ach library shall provide 9rovide ade.uate space for reading areasB stac# area, wor# room, multimedia room, storage room, staff lounge, toilets for the library staff and for the public' and space for other facilities. *./ 9rovision shall be made for a minimum seating capacity of 5F<6: people at any one time for regional, provincial, city and first class municipal libraries and at least /6<5F for other municipalities and at least (*<*5 for barangay reading centers B, 7.uipment

3eading 3oom G.>/* Storage @shelves and filesA /.**F Staff areas G.>/* 7. !urniture and 7.uipment %he library shall provide ade.uate standard furniture and e.uipment for the needs of the users, collections and library staff. (. 7.uipment Basic re.uirements !acsimile 9hotocopying machines

Computer hardware @with printer and scannerA Air conditioning unit 7mergency light %elephone landline %ypewriter

(. 7.uipment and furniture shall be ade.uate to generate an environment conducive for the pleasant and effective use of the materials and services. *. !urniture shall be functional and in harmony with the architecture of the building. /. 7.uipment shall be selected properly in such a way that they will help in the efficient operation of the library to #eep abreast with the time. 5. -ayout of e.uipment and furniture shall allow the smooth mobility of readers and materials.

Optional 3e.uirements Online facilities %elevision monitor Eideo camera Audiocassette recorder *. !urniture Computer tables and swivel chairs Office staff des#s and chairs Cabinet for storage of supplies !iling cabinets for vertical files Maga$ine newspaper rac# or stand 3eading tables and chairs Boo# Shelves Bulletin Board display

!. Security and Control Measures << %o safeguard the library, security and control measures should be provided as followsB Standard -II Infor%ation Te&hnolo8" Fa&ilitie! and Ser+i&e! %he school library and media center shall have facilities for information technology and communication services. %he academic library shall have facilities for information technology and communication services. 7mergency e&its !ire 7&tinguishers 7mergency warning device Security system 7lectronic surveillance system %he public library shall have facilities for information technology and communication services.

%he special library shall have facilities for information technology and communication services

Standard -III Finan&ial Re!o'r&e!

A. %he school shall provide ade.uate funds for staffing and sufficient funds to ac.uire resources and supplies in support of the school library media center programs. B. %o sustain the libraryDs growth and development, a library AE fee shall be

A. %he academic library head shall prepare an annual budget covering the needs and priorities of the library in accordance withy the e&isting policies of the parent institution. B. %he library fee shall be set at realistic level.

%he special library shall be provided with ade.uate and continuing budgetary support as a separate item from the budget of the office of which it is a unit. %he library budget shall be dependent on its program projects for the ensuing year.

A. %he public library shall be provided with ade.uate and reasonable budgetary appropriations to carry out effectively its plans and programs. B. %he library budget shall cover the following itemsB

collected, reviewed periodically and updated whenever necessary. C. !unds shall be administered by the librarians and apportioned according to the needs of the school curriculum. 1. !unds shall be budgeted for staff development' investment in new and improved means of information access and delivery shall also be allocated.

C.%he academic library shall e&plore other ways of augmenting the libraryDs financial resources when the institutional funds are inade.uate.

A. %he total library budget shall cover the personnel, operating and other necessary capital e&penditures re.uired to sustain an effective professional library service. B. %he library shall prepare an annual budget.

(. 9ersonal Services to include salaries and wages and other benefits common and due to all civil service servants *. Maintenance and other operating e&penses @MOO7A to include among other funds for travel e&penses, attendance to seminars, trainings, conferences, etc. subscriptions to serials, newspapers and periodicals, /. Capital Outlay to include funds to purchase library e.uipment, information technology e.uipment and materials, furniture and other reference materials. 5. %he library budget shall be adjusted annually as the need arises to ma#e relevant with the time.

Standard I9 Lin:a8e! and Net1or:in8

A. %he school library media center shall participate in resource sharing networ#s in order to increase the opportunities to intensify the collection and services.

A. %he academic library shall e&plore internal and e&ternal lin#ages. B. %he academic library shall participate in inter<institutional

Special libraries must encourage resource sharing to enrich their collections subject to e&isting policies of institutions and government rules and regulations.

9ublic libraries must encourage networ#ing resource sharing to enrich their collections subject to e&isting rules and regulations.

activities and cooperative B. %he school library media programs whereby a sharing center shall establish lin#ages of resources is encouraged. with other resource centers in the vicinity community @e.g. barangay, public and special librariesA and refer students to their collections. $o%%ittee $hair! and Me% er! ChairB 1r. Maria Arcilla Orendain Co<ChairB Ms. 7li$abeth 9eralejo MembersB Ms. -eonila "alve$ Ms. Myrna -insangan Ms. %eresita Santos ,O%7B Ms. Susima -. "on$ales participated in all committee meetings representing 9-A2. ChairB 1r. ,ora Claraval Co<ChairB Atty Antonio Santos MembersB 1r. %eresita Cernande$ Ms. 3ebecca Iocson Ms. %eresita Moran ChairB Ms. Milagros Santos Ong Co< ChairB Ms. Celen C. de Castro MembersB Ms. Ms. Maria -u$ Salting<Eerdejo Ms. 7rlinda Sb. Mimay ChairB 1ir. 9rudencuana C. Cru$ Co<ChairB Ms. !lora MembersB Mr. Sancho A. 1omenden Ms. !e 3e.uilman