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PUBLIC LAW 98-000—MMMM. DD, 1984

98 STAT. 2242 20 USC 355a.

PUBLIC LAW 98-480—OCT. 17, 1984

any facility constructed prior to or after the date of enactment of this Act with funds made available under title II of the Act. INTERLIBRARY COOPERATION AND RESOURCE SHARING

20 USC prec. 355e. 20 USC 355e.

Infra. 20 USC 355e-2.

SEC. 113. (a) The heading of title III of the Act is amended by inserting "AND RESOURCE SHARING" after "INTERLIBRARY COOPERATION". (b) Section 301 of the Act is amended— (1) by striking out "section 6 and" and inserting in lieu thereof "section 6,"; and (2) by inserting before the period at the end thereof a comma and the following: "and have submitted long-range and annual programs which are directed toward eventual compliance with the requirements ofsection 304". (c) Section 303 of the Act is amended by inserting "shall comply with the requirements of section 304," after "by regulation and" in the second sentence. (d) Title III of the Act is further amended by adding at the end thereof the following new section: " R E S O U R C E SHARING


Ante, p. 2239.

"SEC. 304. (a) The long-range program and annual program of each State shall include a statewide resource sharing plan which is directed toward eventual compliance with the provisions of this section. "(b) In developing the State basic and long-range programs, the State library agency with the assistance of the State advisory council on libraries shall consider recommendations from current and potential participating institutions in the interlibrary and resource sharing programs authorized by this title. "(c) The State's long-range program shall identify interlibrary and resource sharing objectives to be achieved during the period covered by the basic and long-range plans required by section 6. The longrange program may include— "(1) criteria for participation in statewide resource sharing to ensure equitable participation by libraries of all types that agree to meet requirements for resource sharing; "(2) an analysis of the needs for development and maintenance of bibliographic access, including data bases for monographs, serials, and audiovisual materials; "(3) an analysis of the needs for development and maintenance of communications systems for information exchange among participating libraries; "(4) an analysis of the needs for development and maintenance of delivery systems for exchanging library materials among participating libraries; "(5) a projection of the computer and other technological needs for resource sharing; "(6) an identification of means which will be required to provide users access to library resources, including collection development and maintenance in major public, academic, school, and private libraries serving as resource centers; "(7) a proposal, where appropriate, for the development, establishment, demonstration, and maintenance of intrastate multitype library systems;