As part of its ongoing self-study project, PACSCL is examining its membership guidelines and is not currently accepting new member application. To be added to a list to receive the new guidelines when they are complete, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
represent guidelines for evaluating potential regular members of
PACSCL. These guidelines are intended to provide structure and direction
but do not preclude other considerations as well.
within the greater Philadelphia area.
for 501(c)(3) or comparable status.
accessible collections and services.
- An active
collection development program.
organized (e.g., staff, services, facilities, etc.) as a library
- A distinct
and recognizable special collections focus: rare books, manuscripts,
and works of art on paper (prints, photographs, maps, etc.).
and willingness to contribute to PACSCL and participate actively
in its projects and programs.
dues are on a sliding scale, based on size of special collections
to regular membership, associate membership, at reduced rates, is
available for libraries that have smaller budgets and organizational
structure or that are outside the Greater Philadelphia area. [details]
wishing to join should contact PACSCL's executive director, Laura
Blanchard. Membership application is by letter; applications
are considered at the quarterly Board of Directors meetings (March,
June, September, December). Dues are prorated for libraries joining
after July 1.