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European interlending: Some remarks about its feasibility

HDL Vervliet (Educated at the University of Leuven, obtaining his doctorate in 1955. From 1972 until 1988 he was the University Librarian at Antwerp University. He is a member of the European Foundation on Library Cooperation and editor of the Annual Bibliography of the History of the Printed Book. In 1989 he was Chairman of the first Dutch Conference on CD‐ROM.)

Interlending & Document Supply

ISSN: 0264-1615

Article publication date: 1 February 1991



Enquires into the feasibility of a European interlending system. Considers which mechanism should be developed. Comments on location instruments, requesting, processing, transmitting mechanisms, charging procedures and copyright agreements. Concludes that location and requesting can be mastered but much more work will be needed on the other four components.



Vervliet, H. (1991), "European interlending: Some remarks about its feasibility", Interlending & Document Supply, Vol. 19 No. 2, pp. 59-67.




Copyright © 1991, MCB UP Limited

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