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Document supply in Eastern Europe: Problems and prospects

Graham P Cornish (Programme Officer of the IFLA Programme for the Universal Availability of Publications (UAP) and Research Officer of the IFLA Office for International Lending, based at the British Library Document Supply Centre.)

Interlending & Document Supply

ISSN: 0264-1615

Article publication date: 1 April 1991



Examines problems and prospects for document supply in Albania, Bulgaria, the Czech and Slovak Republics, Hungary, Poland Romania and the former Yugoslavia. Details national patterns of demand, acquisitions problems, interlibrary communications and methods of transmission of documents. Notes problems of payment and proposes a voucher scheme. Considers future possibilities and suggests action by Western libraries to assist the Eastern European region. Concludes that much effort will be needed in the region to provide services comparable with those of the West.



Cornish, G.P. (1991), "Document supply in Eastern Europe: Problems and prospects", Interlending & Document Supply, Vol. 19 No. 4, pp. 138-146.




Copyright © 1991, MCB UP Limited

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