Whereas, The Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior College’s (ACCJC) Accreditation Standards are meant to guide institutions in the process of continual assessment and improvement of all programs and services;
Whereas, In the 2024 Draft Accreditation Standards (as of August 30, 2022),  a specific substandard relating to Library and Learning Support Services has not been included;
Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges passed Resolution F13 02.05  in support of retaining the “Library and Learning Support Services” substandard in the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges 2014 Accreditation Standards; and
Whereas, Minimum standards for support of library resources and services are critical to meeting student learning needs and an integral part of a high-quality education;
Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges advocate for the inclusion of a substandard on Library and Learning Support Services in the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ 2024 Accreditation Standards (as of August 30, 2022).
 ACCJC 2024 Draft Accreditation Standards located at https://accjc.org/wp-content/uploads/Draft-Standards-Fall2022.pdf.
 Resolution F13 02.05 Responding to Draft ACCJC Accreditation Standards as They Relate to Libraries and Learning Support Services: https://www.asccc.org/resolutions/responding-draft-accjc-accreditation-standards-they-relate-libraries-and-learning.