5 CA ADC § 20331


5 CCR s 20331

Cal. Admin. Code tit. 5, s 20331


CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
TITLE 5. EDUCATION
DIVISION 2. CALIFORNIA STATE LIBRARY
CHAPTER 1. LIBRARY SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE STATE
SUBCHAPTER 2. LIBRARY OF CALIFORNIA
ARTICLE 7. STATEWIDE SERVICES
This database is current through 02/09/07, Register 2007, No. 6
s 20331. Cooperative, Coordinated Resource Development.


This program of the Act encourages, promotes, and supports the cooperative
acquisition and utilization of library resources among participating
libraries.
(a) The state board may negotiate reduced acquisition costs or licensing
costs and usage fees for members of regional library networks.

(b) The state board may allocate funds to support the trial participation
of regional library network members in the use of library resources and
technologies for a limited period of time, enabling them to use and
evaluate information resources new to them. Member libraries may
participate by contacting the state board.

(c) The state board may allocate funds to develop, license, distribute,
and support electronic files or databases to be used by members of
regional library networks.

(d) Any combination of regional library network members or a regional
library network or a combination thereof is eligible to receive funds for
cooperative, coordinated resource development projects.

(1) Eligible projects include but are not limited to:


(A) cooperative acquisition or selection processes to assure
quality acquisitions and cost-effectiveness for all participants;


(B) collection agreements regarding areas of subject
responsibilities for acquisition and/or long-term retention;


(C) shared storage and retention facilities;


(D) collection assessment and evaluation; and


(E) other projects as necessary to promote cooperative, coordinated
resource development consistent with the purposes of this program.


(2) Each participating library involved in a project under this
program shall already be capable of meeting the basic, recurring
information needs of its primary clientele through its locally
supported collection. Library resources purchased, in whole or in
part, under this program shall be widely accessible to Californians
for the useful life of those resources and shall be represented on
regional and statewide bibliographic databases or electronic
information access gateways.


(3) The state board shall select the projects for implementation on
the basis of the following criteria:


(A) demonstrated need for the project;


(B) evidence of adequate planning;


(C) anticipated effectiveness of the proposed approach and plan of
operation in addressing the need;


(D) qualifications and skills of key personnel;


(E) cost-effectiveness and adequacy of resources to achieve the
project goal(s);


(F) sufficient local or other funds committed to project purposes;


(G) anticipated contribution of the project to the improvement of
library collections available locally, regionally, and statewide;


(H) plan for project continuation; and


(I) appropriateness of the evaluation plan.


(4) Each applicant seeking funds under this program shall submit an
application that addresses the criteria in Section 20331(d)(3) of
this subchapter.


(5) The state board shall identify priorities, procedures, and
eligible costs for cooperative, coordinated resource development
projects through subsequent rulemaking conducted under the
provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5 of
Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, commencing at Section
11340).


(6) Each applicant receiving funds under this program shall submit
a final report comparing project goals with actual accomplishments
and budget estimates with actual expenditures. The final evaluation,
using the methodology specified in the application (Section
20330(d)(3)(I) of this subchapter), shall also be included.

Note: Authority cited: Section 18821, Education Code. Reference:
Section 18855, Education Code.

HISTORY

1. New section filed 5-8-2000; operative 6-7-2000 (Register 2000, No. 19).

5 CCR s 20331, 5 CA ADC s 20331
1CAC

5 CA ADC s 20331

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