N.H. Code Admin. R. Hedc 405.08 - Library and Information Resources

Current through Register Vol. 42, No. 14, April 7, 2022

(a) The applicant shall provide for library and information resources in its written plan.
(b) The library shall:
(1) Have a written plan in accordance with the institution's purpose, the nature of the education program, and the enrollment;
(2) Have access provided to its basic physical and virtual collections. If other libraries or collections are to provide a major part of the library resources for the educational program, the extent of dependence shall be clearly stated and the nature and details of agreements shall be described;
(3) If engaged in an agreement with other libraries and entities providing access to resources, specify the following:
a.The degree to which the holdings of the other libraries or resources support the institution's educational program and enrollment; and
b.The degree to which students of the institution can use these libraries or resources;
(4) Provide services including, but not limited to:
a.Availability for student use at regularly posted times;
b.Availability of resource and supervisory personnel and standard library services including, but not limited to, circulation, reference services, instruction and interlibrary loans; and
c.Provisions for an atmosphere conducive to learning;
(5) Keep up-to-date records of circulation, holdings, inventory data, materials on order, current periodicals received, subscription data base usage, expenditures and budgets;
(6) Have sufficient holdings consistent with the purpose, the course offerings and enrollment of the institution;
(7) Periodically review its holdings to assure that the holdings remain consistent with the course offerings; and
(8) Have a budget adequate to maintain the above standards.


N.H. Code Admin. R. Hedc 405.08

#10429, eff 10-5-1313 (See Revision Note at chapter heading for Hedc 400)

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