Section 18731. (Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 1452, Sec. 101.)
Cite as: Cal. Educ. Code §18731.
Any California public library may participate in universal borrowing. Public libraries participating in universal borrowing may not exclude the residents of any jurisdiction maintaining a public library. Public libraries that incur a net imbalance shall be reimbursed for the handling costs of the net loans according to the allocation formula developed pursuant to subdivision (f) of Section 18724. Reimbursement shall be incurred only for imbalances between:
(a)System member libraries and independent public libraries.
(b)Independent public libraries with each other.
(c)Member libraries of one system with member libraries of other systems.