Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery in the Larger Academic Library

Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery in the Larger Academic Library : A Guide for University, Research, and Larger Public Libraries

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The perfect introduction to interlibrary loan!Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery in the Larger Academic Library is primarily a practical handbook for library staff members who are new to interlibrary loan, the suggestions and resources it contains will also be valuable to experienced interlibrary loan staff. With the tremendous changes and innovative new technologies that have been introduced in the past few years, this essential book fills an urgent need in the library literature for an up-to-date interlibrary loan manual.Based upon the policies and procedures of the interlibrary loan department at Rice University in Houston, Texas, this handy desk reference provides a case study of an actual ILL department as well as general suggestions for organizing and operating a modern ILL department. Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery in the Larger Academic Library: A Guide for University, Research, and Larger Public Libraries provides you with:

the latest, most up-to-date treatment of interlibrary loan available
a patron's perspective on ILL--what users want and expect from ILL services
an extensive list of resources for copyright information and updated information on copyright law as it applies to ILL
an extensive list of interlibrary loan resources
practical examples based on the real operation of an ILL department
helpful appendices and flow charts of the ILL process
an annotated bibliography and list of resources for further exploration

Designed primarily for librarians with little to no real practical experience in interlibrary loan, this book will educate readers about ILL and to provide a basic framework for evaluating an existing ILL operation or establishing a new one. It will also be a valuable reference for supervisors with responsibility for the ILL department, reference librarians, and experienced interlibrary loan librarians looking for expert, up-to-date information.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 159 x 215.9 x 12.95mm | 227g
  • Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Annotated
  • 0789019515
  • 9780789019516

Table of contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1. What Is Interlibrary Loan?
Chapter 2. Getting to Know Your Interlibrary Loan Department
Chapter 3. A Typical Day in ILL Borrowing
Chapter 4. A Typical Day in ILL Lending
Chapter 5. Interlibrary Loan Service from a Patron Perspective
Chapter 6. Patron Borrowing Policy
Chapter 7. Governing Policies for Interlibrary Loan
Chapter 8. Copyright Considerations for the Interlibrary Loan Department
Chapter 9. Borrowing Procedures and Workflow
Chapter 10. Lending Procedures and Workflow
Chapter 11. Measurement and Evaluation of Interlibrary Loans
Appendices
Appendix A. Assorted Tips and Tricks
Appendix B. Basic "Tools of the Trade"
Appendix C. National Interlibrary Loan Code
Appendix D. Supplementary Material to the National Interlibrary Code
Appendix E. Sample Borrowing Workflows
Appendix F. Sample Lending Workflows
Literature Cited
Annotated Bibliography and Resources List
Index
Reference Notes Included
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