Accreditation Computer Requirements
Per section 20, Library Accreditation and Development Accreditation Application, approved December 2020.
The library provides free public access to computer(s) with internet access (check the appropriate library level below). The library will determine the number of computers that are available for staff use. Additionally, the library will provide free wi-fi access. All Library staff and patron computers will be consistent with current library technology plan to have updated computers that meet Southwest Kansas Library System supported technology. Technology purchased outside of consultation and compatibility with the Southwest Kansas Library System WILL NOT receive system support.
Patron computer counts will be based on service area population
|Service Level||Computer Count|
|Gateway Library||1 computer for every 500 people|
|Linking Library||1 computer for every 500 people|
|Service Center||1 computer for every 1000 people|
|Service Center II||1 computer for every 1000 people|
|Level I Major Service Center||1 computer for every 2500 people|
|Level II Major Service Center||1 computer for every 2500 people|