Document Type : Articles


Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences


Library standardization is mainly concerned with technical services, space and equipments, and information content of library collection with little or no regards to the user. Given every country's certain social, economical and cultural conditions, specialized libraries should engage increasingly in developing information literate users on the basis of standards, rather than standardizing technical services, equipments and the physical space of libraries. By doing so, they give users more independence in acquiring information and gaining knowledge, and make the specialized libraries' services more efficient.