Interlending & Document Supply: Volume 40 Issue 2


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The IDS Project: promoting library excellence through community and technology

Cyril Oberlander, Edwin Rivenburgh

This paper aims to report on the IDS Project, a volunteer-driven library cooperative known for its technological innovations, to describe how the project has evolved, and…

Looking at resource sharing costs

Lars Leon, Nancy Kress

This paper is the result of a small cost study of resource sharing services in 23 North American libraries. Its aim is to discuss trends that have affected resource…


NILDE reloaded: a new system open to international interlibrary loan

Silvana Mangiaracina, Alessandro Tugnoli

The purpose of this paper is to present new concepts and features introduced in NILDE 4.0, an online ILL and document supply request system designed for and used by more…

HathiTrust: digital access at the intersection of interlibrary lending potential and the protection of intellectual property rights

Kristina Eden, Anne K. Beaubien

– The aim is to provide an overview of the HathiTrust digital repository and assess the impact that intellectual property rights may have on its utility for ILL operations.


Fear and loathing in cooperative collection development

Peter Collins

The paper ' s aim is to demonstrate how research libraries might overcome their reluctance to enter into cooperative collection development ventures by devising…


Building on success: evolving local and consortium purchase-on-demand programs

Lynn Wiley, Elizabeth Clarage

Patron driven acquisitions (PDA) programs have emerged as an important component in library collection practices. The authors aim to report on four PDA programs (two…

CALIS: interlibrary loan and document delivery services in China

Xiaoxia Yao, Lijun Zeng

This paper aims to describe the China Academic Library and Information System (CALIS), an academic library consortium which promotes resource sharing among Chinese…


From Russia with love

Kenneth Kinslow

This paper ' s aim is to provide an overview of the challenges and solutions to obtaining Russian language materials. Despite the challenges presented by inaccurate…


The ethics of library resource sharing in the digital age

Beth Posner

– The purpose of this paper is to outline ethical implications of the practical challenges facing resource sharing practitioners in the digital age.


Interlending trending: a look ahead from atop the data pile

Dennis Massie

This paper seeks to explore five forces likely to significantly affect interlending operations in the near term: the transition from print to electronic resources;…


Interlending and document supply: a review of the recent literature: 78

Mike McGrath

– The aim is to provide a review of the literature concerning interlending and document supply and related matters.




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