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Charging for interlibrary loan nationally and internationally

Charging for interlibrary loan nationally and internationally Discusses the arguments for and against the trend of charging forinterlibrary loans. Considers the costs of interlending, sources ofinformation, the charging situation in the United Kingdom, Europe,former USSR, USA and Canada, and Australia, as well as the reasons fornot charging transaction size, political reasons, income retentionuseand moral objection. Concludes that the trend towards charging is likelyto widen the gap between those who can afford to pay for documents andthose who cant, to the detriment of library cooperation. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Interlending & Document Supply Emerald Publishing

Charging for interlibrary loan nationally and internationally

Interlending & Document Supply , Volume 20 (3): 6 – Mar 1, 1992

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0264-1615
DOI
10.1108/02641619210155331
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Abstract

Discusses the arguments for and against the trend of charging forinterlibrary loans. Considers the costs of interlending, sources ofinformation, the charging situation in the United Kingdom, Europe,former USSR, USA and Canada, and Australia, as well as the reasons fornot charging transaction size, political reasons, income retentionuseand moral objection. Concludes that the trend towards charging is likelyto widen the gap between those who can afford to pay for documents andthose who cant, to the detriment of library cooperation.

Journal

Interlending & Document SupplyEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1992

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