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22 Pa. Code § 133.4. Professional librarian.

§ 133.4. Professional librarian.

 Upon application to the State Librarian a certificate of professional librarian shall be issued if the applicant meets one or more of the following requirements:

   (1)  Has at least a bachelor’s degree from a 4-year college or university approved by the appropriate Commonwealth agency or accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools, or equivalent accrediting agency, and has a 5th-year degree in library service from a school approved by the appropriate Commonwealth agency or accredited by the American Library Association.

   (2)  Successfully passes an examination given under the auspices of the State Librarian demonstrating knowledge and experience equivalent to the academic requirements of paragraph (1).

   (3)  Was employed on June 14, 1961, as a head librarian in a Commonwealth public library, the individual service area of which contained more than 20,000 persons.

   (4)  Was employed in a Commonwealth public library on June 14, 1961, in a position which was classified by the employer as requiring a professional librarian.

   (5)  Is certified as a professional librarian or the equivalent by another state or country, and who, to the satisfaction of the State Librarian has qualifications equivalent to those required of other applicants.


   The provisions of this §  133.4 amended October 4, 1985, effective October 5, 1985, 15 Pa.B. 3503. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (3269).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  133.2 (relating to procedure for certification).

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