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Document supply in Denmark

Leif Andresen (Danish Library Authority, Copenhagen, Denmark)
Helle Brink (The State and University Library, ILL, Aarhus, Denmark)

Interlending & Document Supply

ISSN: 0264-1615

Publication date: 15 November 2011



The purpose of this paper is to present the Danish inter‐library lending (ILL) environment with the focus on its current status, the level of automation and future development.


The paper describes Danish ILL cooperation.


Focussing on standards and automation delivers a better service. Danish ILL has a high level of automation. The combination of standards, interaction between systems and dedicated functions in the national system delivers an effective handling of ILL and document delivery.


This is the first paper to provide a detailed overview of the modern ILL system in Denmark.



Andresen, L. and Brink, H. (2011), "Document supply in Denmark", Interlending & Document Supply, Vol. 39 No. 4, pp. 176-185.



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