2017 ORS 357.002¹

It is the policy of the State of Oregon to have a State Library that:

(1) Provides library services suitable to support state government needs and operations;

(2) Provides efficient library services for Oregonians who are print-disabled;

(3) Promotes the establishment, development and support of local library services;

(4) Promotes and supports library services for children and youth;

(5) Eliminates duplication of state agency library services;

(6) Leverages federal, state and local funding for the benefit of state and local libraries;

(7) Promotes the electronic delivery of library and information resources and services;

(8) Promotes public, nonprofit and private partnerships; and

(9) Maintains free access for the public to State Library materials. [2015 c.328 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 357—Libraries; State Archivist; Poet Laureate, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors357.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.