3.01. The library operates according to relevant federal, state and local laws.
3.02. The library has qualified paid staff to manage the collection and provide access to it, with a minimum of one professional librarian who holds a master's degree in library and information science from a graduate school accredited by the American Library Association.
3.03.1 An interlibrary loan policy that complies with the LORI Interlibrary Loan Code and adheres to that code consistently and without discrimination and which provides justification for what materials will not be loaned to those outside of the library's clientele. This policy cannot be in conflict with the LORI Interlibrary Loan Code.
3.03.2 A service policy which defines the library clientele and their access to the library collections and services.
3.03.3 To satisfy policy requirements a library may refer to its consortium policy, or policies, as long as those policies comply with the LORI Interlibrary Loan Code.
3.03.4 The library will make these policies publicly available to other LORI libraries online.
3.04 The library has consistent hours of service.
3.05 The library has a public web presence on which it posts its contact information, hours of service, and its interlibrary loan and service policies. If the library is not open to the public, the policy should be stated on the website.
3.06 The library has its bibliographic holdings online in a standard library format.
3.07 The library will not charge usage fees to other LORI libraries for reference services and the loan of library materials.
3.08 Personnel responsible for interlibrary loan in each library will be familiar with LORI Standards, the LORI Interlibrary Loan Code, and other relevant interlibrary loan codes, policies and procedures.
3.09. Each LORI library director will designate paid staff member(s) to serve in the following roles: LORI Liaison, Interlibrary Loan Contact and Delivery Contact. A single qualified staff member may be assigned more than one role.
3.09.1 The LORI Liaison responsibilities are to:
3.09.2 The Interlibrary Loan Contact responsibilities are to:
3.09.3 The Delivery Contact responsibilities are to:
3.10. LORI Libraries will complete the LORI Certification every year as administered by OLIS.