| 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,
s 20331. Cooperative, Coordinated Resource Development.
This program of the Act encourages, promotes, and supports
acquisition and utilization of library resources among participating
(a) The state board may negotiate reduced acquisition costs
costs and usage fees for members of regional library networks.
(b) The state board may allocate funds to support the trial
of regional library network members in the use of library
technologies for a limited period of time, enabling them to
evaluate information resources new to them. Member libraries
participate by contacting the state board.
(c) The state board may allocate funds to develop, license,
and support electronic files or databases to be used by members
regional library networks.
(d) Any combination of regional library network members
or a regional
library network or a combination thereof is eligible to receive
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
(2) Each participating library involved in a project under
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
part, under this program shall be widely accessible to Californians
for the useful life of those resources and shall be represented
regional and statewide bibliographic databases or electronic
information access gateways.
(3) The state board shall select the projects for implementation
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
operation in addressing the need;
(D) qualifications and skills of key personnel;
(E) cost-effectiveness and adequacy of resources to achieve
(F) sufficient local or other funds committed to project purposes;
(G) anticipated contribution of the project to the improvement
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
application that addresses the criteria in Section 20331(d)(3)
(5) The state board shall identify priorities, procedures,
eligible costs for cooperative, coordinated resource development
projects through subsequent rulemaking conducted under the
provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 3.5
Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code, commencing at
(6) Each applicant receiving funds under this program shall
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.
1. New section filed 5-8-2000; operative 6-7-2000 (Register
2000, No. 19).
5 CCR s 20331, 5 CA ADC s 20331
5 CA ADC s 20331
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