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LORI Standards

LORI Standards

LORI Certification

Certification Schedule

Tabulated LORI Certification Reports


Library of Rhode Island (LORI) Standards, 2015

The new Library of Rhode Island (LORI) Standards and Regulations were approved by the Library Board of Rhode Island and became effective on September 20, 2015 (ERLID #: 8139). LORI libraries must comply with the new standards by January 1, 2016 and certify compliance with these standards by March 15, 2016.

Library of Rhode Island Standards and Regulations

  1. Authority and Purpose
  2. Definitions
  3. Standards: Membership
  4. Standards: Interlibrary Loan Code
  5. Failure to Comply with LORI Standards and Regulations

Frequently Asked Questions about LORI Standards

Report of Alleged Non-Compliance with LORI Standards

Waiver Request: Procedures; Request Form

Members of the LORI Standards Committee (2014-2015)

Jo-Anne Aspri, Kent Hospital Library
Zachary Berger, RI Library Information Network for Kids (RILINK)
Chaichin Chen, OLIS
Jessica D'Avanza, Barrington Public Library
Donna Longo DiMichele, OLIS - Chair
Brian Gallagher, University of Rhode Island
Ed Garcia, Cranston Public Library and Library Board of RI
Julie Holden, Cranston Public Library
Bart Hollingsworth, Brown University
Jim Salisbury, Community College of Rhode Island
Carol Shedd, George Hall Free (Warren)
Dorothy Swain, Greenville Public Library

LORI Certification