Nevada Administrative Code
NAC-379 - Public Libraries
379.020 - Requirements for certification as librarian.

Universal Citation: NV Admin Code 379.020

NAC 379.020 Requirements for certification as librarian. (NRS 379.0073) To be certified by the state library and archives administrator as a librarian, a person must:

1. Submit to the state library and archives administrator a completed application which is accompanied by:

(a) Copies of academic transcripts; and

(b) A letter of recommendation.

2. Hold:

(a) A bachelor’s degree and have at least 2 years of library experience;

(b) An associate’s degree and have at least 4 years of library experience; or

(c) A high school diploma or general equivalency diploma and have at least 7 years of library experience.

3. Have completed at least 21 semester hours of credit from an accredited college or university which include instruction in each of the following subjects:

(a) Organization and administration of a library.

(b) The cataloging and classifying of materials for a library.

(c) Reference, bibliography and service.

(d) The selection of materials for a library.

(e) Literature for children and young adults.

(f) The use and selection of educational media and audio-visual equipment.

(g) The use of computers in a library and in the study of library science.

(Added to NAC by St. Library & Archives Adm’r, eff. 11-7-97)

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