School Library Standards and Evaluation of Library Facilities. Programs, and Personnel
Standards for the curriculum alone may be found at
Model School Library Standards for California Public Schools. See also Resources to Support the School Library Standards.
Colorado’s Highly Effective School Library Programs- Qualitative competencies and quantitative benchmarks for 21st-century Colorado school library programs. This is a pdf document which is dated 7/29 /11.
Iowa School Library Program Guidelines - May be downloaded from this page.
Library Media Program Rubric - Kentucky Department of Education, 2011.
Beyond Proficiency @ Your Library- Kentucky Department of Education, 2010. This is in pdf format.
Guidelines for Library Programs in Louisiana Schools - 2004. This is in pdf format.
School Library Handbook
Standards for Maryland School Library Media Programs - These are in pdf format.
Model School Rubrics for School Library
Media Centers in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts - This evaluation rubric is by the Massachusetts School Library Association and is in pdf format.
School Library 21 - 21 Measurement Criteria for Michigan School Libraries For 21st Century Schools. This is in pdf format.
Minnesota Standards for Effective School Library Programs
Missouri School Library Standards - These are in pdf format.
Standards for New Mexico School Libraries - in pdf format.
School Library Media Program Evaluation Rubric - a self-assessment instrument developed by the New York State Education Department.
Librarian's Handbook- New York City Schools. This is in pdf format, and you will need to scroll down the page to find it.
Ohio Guidelines for Effective School Library Media Programs
Program Quality Indicators - Rhode Island
Educational Media Association.
School Library Standards and Guidelines - South Dakota.
Minimum Requirements for School Library Information Centers - State of Tennessee. This is a pdf document.
Texas School Libraries: Standards, Resources,
Services, and Student Performance
Standards for Utah School Libraries - Available as a pdf document.
National Guidelines for School Library Information Services - Department of Basic Education, Republic of South Africa.
A Planning Guide for Empowering Learners With School Library Assessment Rubric - "a program evaluation, planning, implementation and advocacy tool that will ensure school library program planners go beyond the basics to provide goals, priorities, criteria, and general principles for establishing effective library programs." By the American Library Association.
School Library Information - Links to the school library standards and materials related to the development of the standards. There is also information for principals and parents. By the Texas State Library
State Staffing Requirements - for school libraries. A wiki by Dough Johnson.
The History of School Library Standards - Timeline - By Cawood Cornelius
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Philadelphia, PA. Please address any comments, additions, or corrections to email@example.com.