This article aims to outline how the Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (INIST‐CNRS), the French leader in the document delivery market, works with a broad national and international network of some 200 libraries and STI centres. It also seeks to provide an overview of recent developments in the French academic ILL network and of French copyright legislation, as well as information on negotiations with publishers on secure electronic delivery.
The article is based on a communication at the 10th Interlending and Document Supply conference, Singapore, 29‐31 October 2007. It is descriptive and based on INIST data and experience.
Resource sharing and networking in document delivery on a national and international level have become essential to maintain good quality services.
The article focuses on INIST‐CNRS, a leader in the document delivery market.
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