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Session Laws, 1971
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Marvin Mandel, Governor                          1675

(6) (5) To coordinate library services with other information
and educational services and agencies;

(7) (6) To administer Federal and State funds appropriated to
it by the State for library purposes provided for in this subtitle;

(8) (7) To develop and recommend professional standards and
policies for libraries;

(9) (8) To establish requirements and procedures for the certifi-
cation of librarians and other library personnel operating under this

(10) (9) To provide specialized library service to the visually
and/or otherwise physicially handicapped persons throughout the
State, and to develop other specialized library services as desirable;

(11) (10) To render upon request ENCOURAGEMENT, advice
and assistance for the establishment, operation and coordination of
libraries at State institutions and agencies; and to administer the
operation of library and information services for the Department of

(12) (11) To promulgate guidelines for the administration of
public libraries and to make recommendations to the State Board of
Education in regards to rules and regulations to implement the pro-
visions of this subtitle;

(13) To establish a program for the distribution of State pub-
lications to
appropriate libraries within the State; and

(14) (12) To perform all other duties necessary for the proper
operation of the library division.


(a)    There is hereby created the Maryland Advisory Council
on Libraries.

(b)    The Advisory Council shall consist of eleven members EACH
Governor shall appoint seven members, at least two of which ONE
shall be A library trustees and another two of which TRUSTEE,
ONE shall be A professional librarians in the State LIBRARIAN,
LARGE. The other four members shall include the President of
the Council on Higher Education, the President of the Enoch Pratt
Free Library Board of Trustees, the President of the Maryland
Library Association and the Dean of the School of Library and Infor-
mation Services of the University of Maryland, or their designated

(c)    All members of the Advisory Council shall be entitled to full
and equal participation in all the activities of the Advisory Council.

(d)    The members of the Advisory Council shall be persons of
ability and integrity, experienced in public and/or library affairs.
Members shall represent the interests of all citizens of Maryland in
better library services.

(e)    Of the seven members initially appointed to the Advisory
Council, one shall be designated by the Governor for a term expiring


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