The Texas Public Library Standards are intended as a guide in regards to levels of service for public libraries in Texas.

They are not the minimum criteria for accreditation.

Please review the minimum criteria for accreditation here:
MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR ACCREDITATION OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES IN THE STATE LIBRARY SYSTEM
 

TEXAS PUBLIC LIBRARY STANDARDS

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Table of Contents

Members | Foreword | Introduction
Administration | Collection | Facility | Finance | Marketing | Personnel | Technology

Appendix A | Appendix B | Appendix C

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Prepared by:
Texas State Library and Archives Commission
and
Texas Library Association
Joint Task Force on Public Library Standards and Accreditation

Prepared for:
Texas State Library and Archives Commission
and
Texas Library Association

Adopted by the Texas Library Association Council
July 13, 2004

Accepted by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission
August 2, 2004

Texas Library Association
3355 Bee Cave Road, Suite 401 Austin, TX 78746
(512) 328-1518 (800) 580-2852
Fax: (512) 328-8852
www.txla.org
2004

Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Box 12927, Austin, TX 78711
(512) 463-5460

 

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