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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 11. LIBRARIES [18010 - 20092]

  ( Part 11 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 4. California Library Services Act [18700 - 18767]

  ( Chapter 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1255. )

ARTICLE 6. Statewide Services [18760 - 18767]
  ( Article 6 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1255. )

18760.
  

The state board shall establish and administer two or more state reference centers. The centers shall be responsible for answering reference requests that cannot be met by systems and libraries participating in the programs authorized by this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1255.)

18761.
  

Each reference center established by the state shall provide statewide service. Such service shall include the handling of reference requests that cannot be met locally and regionally.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1255.)

18762.
  

Each reference center established pursuant to Section 18760 may enter into reciprocal or contractual agreements with libraries or any other information source for the purpose of making available their materials and informational services for the benefit of the library users of this state. Each California public library participating in any program under this chapter shall make materials and services available, as needed, to state reference centers.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1255.)

18763.
  

The budget of any reference center established pursuant to Section 18760 may include funds for the general operations of such centers, including funds for collection development and use.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1255.)

18764.
  

The state board shall designate one or more of the reference centers established pursuant to Section 18760 as a repository for collections specially relevant to economically disadvantaged persons and non-English-speaki ng persons.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1255.)

18766.
  

The state board shall establish and maintain a statewide communications and delivery and resource-sharing network between and among systems, state reference centers, independent public libraries, and all other libraries participating in the programs authorized by this act.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 24, Sec. 12. Effective June 27, 2016.)

18767.
  

The state board shall establish and maintain a computerized data base of bibliographic records and locations of all materials acquired by public libraries in this state, for the purpose of carrying out the legislative policy of enabling libraries to share resources efficiently.

(Added by Stats. 1978, Ch. 331.)

EDCEducation Code - EDC6.