The purpose of this study is to investigate library cooperation among the libraries of Turkish higher education institutions in the changing global environment.
This study has been carried out with ILL librarians working in state and foundation university libraries in Turkey. The survey was sent to 140 inter library loan (ILL) librarians who were asked to answer 35 questions both open and closed. There were 100 responses which is an excellent response rate of 72 per cent. It was conducted with VETI (Data Collection and Statistics), which is a web-based form application developed by Istanbul Technical University.
Turkish libraries are taking the opportunities offered by technical developments to serve their users with instant information by providing access to electronic resources and transferring their collections to electronic media. Reconstruction of ILL services to fulfill users’ needs is inevitable because of the increasing expectations of users and emerging alternatives to access information.
This is the first systematic national investigation into the state of ILL in Turkish libraries.
Library Cooperation in Turkey: the results of a survey of ILL librarians in Higher Education. Based on a presentation at the 14th Interlending & Document Supply Conference, held 1-3 October 2015 in Istanbul. Published with the kind permission of IFLA. www.ifla.org/. Articles published by Emerald which have their origins in an IFLA project are made freely accessible nine months after official publication. For permission to reuse this article, please contact the copyright holder.
Celikbas, S. and Ekingen Flores Mamondi, F. (2016), "Library cooperation in Turkey: the results of a survey of ILL librarians in higher education", Interlending & Document Supply, Vol. 44 No. 2, pp. 58-65. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILDS-01-2016-0002Download as .RIS
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