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The rapid growth of interlibrary loans in recent years has forced us to take a hard look at the practical and financial aspects of what we once thought of as a simple barter system. One good turn (the loan of a book) deserves another. The concepts of “reciprocal borrowing: and “resource sharing”...
Summarizes the findings of a research project carried out at Aston University. The research investigated the issues surrounding the provision and use of CASIAS current awareness services with individual article supply services and the impact of these services on users, libraries and service...
Library co‐operation has always been assumed to be a good thing, but much thinking has focused on the means of co‐operation rather than on the ends that co‐operation is intended to serve, neglecting to fully explore other means of attaining those ends. Co‐operative schemes have rarely been...
Surveys the work and achievements of the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organizations ‐ IFRRO ‐ and its members, the national RROs, in connection with the international document delivery market and the trends and power shifts besetting it in the late 1990s.
Contends that the current system of scientific communication has some serious defects in terms of speed, reliability and affordability. Outlines a different approach, whereby a completed article would be consigned directly to the public domain via the Internet. Discusses the consequences and...
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