Reports on the new union catalogue in Hong Kong, expected to make savings in international interlending traffic. Argues that international interlending is an expensive business, and who should pay has become a hotly debated topic. Shows that before charges can be made, detailed analysis of lending traffic is necessary to prevent emotional judgments. Offers up the Australian SAIL Project as one way to collect such data. Concludes that the conflict between archival responsibilities and research needs is not easy to resolve and needs co‐operation between various professional bodies.
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