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22 Pa. Code § 143.3. Eligibility for depository collection status.

§ 143.3. Eligibility for depository collection status.

 (a)  State college and university libraries. The main library at each state college or university shall be eligible for designation as a depository collection library.

 (b)  District library centers. Each library designated as a district library center pursuant to article II, section 211, of the act of June 14, 1961 (24 P.S. §  4211), shall be eligible for designation as a depository collection library.

 (c)  Regional library resource centers. The four libraries designated as regional library resource centers pursuant to article II, section 209, of act of June 14, 1961 (24 P.S. §  4209), shall be eligible for designation as a depository collection library.

 (d)  Libraries of State-related universities and colleges. The library at each of the universities and colleges in the Commonwealth which receive annual appropriations from the state and are considered ‘‘State-related’’ shall be eligible for designation as a depository collection library.

 (e)  U.S. Documents depository libraries. Any library currently designated by the Superintendent of Documents as a depository for Federal documents shall be eligible for designation as a depository collection library.

 (f)  Other academic libraries. Libraries of other state accredited universities, colleges, junior or community colleges in the Commonwealth shall be eligible for designation as depository collections if the institution’s total student enrollment is over 5,000 or if there are no other libraries designated under subsections (a)—(e) in the county in which the institution is located.

 (g)  Other public libraries. Other public libraries organized under the provisions of act of June 14, 1961 (24 P.S. §  4201 et seq.), and currently eligible to receive state aid pursuant to article III, section 303 of that act shall be eligible for designation as depository collections provided there are no other libraries in that county designated or eligible for designation under subsections (a)—(f), the library is the central library for a system of public libraries, and the library serves as an extensive regional branch reference library for a large system of libraries.

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  143.5 (relating to conditions for designation).



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