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Equivalency policy.

To test for "attainments and abilities equivalent to those of a library/information science school graduate," the examination process shall reflect the principles of a basic professional curriculum in librarianship. The applicant will be expected to understand the principles and methods of:
(1) Selecting, acquiring, and organizing library materials by means of cataloging and classification;
(2) Reference, bibliography, and public services to various groups;
(3) Administration.
The applicant should be able to perform these and other operations effectively; should be familiar with the literature of the broad subject fields and the sources of bibliographical and factual information; should have an understanding of government, social institutions and the role of the library in a democratic society; and should be able to initiate and carry out suitable programs of library/information science service.
Passing the examination is not to be construed as having earned a masters degree in library/information science.
There shall be no reciprocity with other states certifying librarians.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 27.04.030(10) as amended in 1987. WSR 87-20-071 (Order 87-03), § 300-12-020, filed 10/6/87; Rules (part), filed 4/13/66; Rules (part), filed 3/16/60.]