Interlending & Document Supply: Volume 32 Issue 3


Table of contents

Borrow Direct: its impact on service quality at Yale University Library

Danuta A. Nitecki, Carol L. Jones

Librarians at three large universities successfully developed a reader‐initiated borrowing model of interlibrary resource sharing, known as Borrow Direct, that now…

Unmediated is the message: enhancements to traditional interlibrary loan in a Canadian university

Ophelia Cheung, Susan Patrick

This paper discusses the implementation and delivery, at Ryerson University Library in Canada, of three consortially‐facilitated, user‐centered initiatives to enhance…

To Russia with love. Copeter: a European Union project in St Petersburg for library co‐operation in general, ILDS in particular

Julien Van Borm

Russian libraries suffered greatly from the big changes after 1991. It took some time before new organizational structures and new types of library co‐operation were…

Document access in the United States: revisited 1978‐2004

Mary E. Jackson

This paper provides examples of how the document access environment in the United States has changed since James L. Wood described it in 1978. The paper also summarizes…


The interlibrary loan network in Greece: a model that survives in the digital era

Filippos Tsimpoglou

The structure, operation and development phases of the Hellenic Interlibrary Loan Network (HILL‐net) are described and the pros and cons of the model, as well as the…

You may think that I could not possibly comment: a personal view of resource sharing in the UK over recent years along with major events that have impeded progress

Frances Hendrix

This paper traces the demise of joined up ILL across the Regional and National Libraries of the UK by the setting up of Unity (Combined Regions) and the change of status…

Recent developments at CrossRef

Edward Pentz

Provides an update on the latest CrossRef developments. CrossRef is now four years old and has reached critical mass in terms of members, digital object identifiers (DOIs…


An end user writes about accessing documents

John McMillan

The process by which particle physicists access documents is described. A number of useful resources are also identified and described.


The use of a digital rights management system in a document supply service

Andrew Braid

Digital rights management (DRM) has had a chequered history. It has been called “the saviour of intellectual property rights” and “completely useless” in protecting…


Will electronic journals eliminate the need for ILL?

Mary E. Jackson

Muses on some of the unexpected findings – including the fact that ILL borrowing for local users and ILL lending to other libraries continues to grow – of the Association…




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Interlending Review

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1983 – 2016

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