Libraries

ORS 357.026
Board duties

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The State Library Board shall be the policy-making body for the State Library. The State Library Board shall:

(1)

Formulate general policies for the State Library to provide the framework for library operations;

(2)

Adopt rules to carry out the purposes for which the State Library is established or for any other purpose authorized by law;

(3)

In consultation with the Oregon Library Association, the Oregon Heritage Commission and other related organizations, adopt long-range strategic plans for the continued improvement and development of the State Library and develop key performance measures to track progress;

(4)

Review and approve budget requests for the State Library that align with the board’s long-range plans;

(5)

Develop, adopt and modify a technology plan, including long-range expenditures, for the purchase of subscriptions statewide, for reference-based databases, digitization of records for public libraries and integration of services provided by the State Library;

(6)

Conduct certifications of state agency libraries or library services under ORS 357.029 (Certification of state agency library or library service separately maintained from State Library);

(7)

Review and monitor the State Library and the State Library’s work in the State Reference Coordinating Council established under ORS 357.900 (State Reference Coordinating Council);

(8)

Administer the State Library Donation Fund for the benefit of the State Library, except that every gift, devise or bequest for a specific purpose shall be administered according to its terms; and

(9)

Report to the Legislative Assembly in January of each odd-numbered year on the State Library’s efforts to:

(a)

Achieve the statutory mission and programmatic outcomes of the State Library;

(b)

Implement initiatives and improvements to interagency coordination;

(c)

Implement initiatives and improvements to the electronic delivery of government publications and services;

(d)

Implement initiatives and improvements to State Library reference services to state agencies;

(e)

Enter into public, nonprofit and private partnerships and report the number of the partnerships entered into by the State Library; and

(f)

Reduce duplication in state agency services and costs related to the mission of the State Library. [2015 c.328 §7]

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