Document Supply A Challenge for Canadian Libraries

Document Supply A Challenge for Canadian Libraries Document supply in Canada presents many challenges because of the relatively small population spread over vast distances but with the majority concentrated along the United States border, There are large distances between many population centres making the timely delivery of library materials to users in these areas problematic. In an attempt to address these issues the National Library of Canada has undertaken a number of studies and initiatives. Describes some of these studies and provides a brief description of potential solutions. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Interlending & Document Supply Emerald Publishing

Document Supply A Challenge for Canadian Libraries

Interlending & Document Supply, Volume 22 (3): 7 – Sep 1, 1994

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1994 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0264-1615
DOI
10.1108/02641619410154862
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Abstract

Document supply in Canada presents many challenges because of the relatively small population spread over vast distances but with the majority concentrated along the United States border, There are large distances between many population centres making the timely delivery of library materials to users in these areas problematic. In an attempt to address these issues the National Library of Canada has undertaken a number of studies and initiatives. Describes some of these studies and provides a brief description of potential solutions.

Journal

Interlending & Document SupplyEmerald Publishing

Published: Sep 1, 1994

Keywords: Canada; Delivery services; Document image processing; Information centres; Interlending; Libraries; Postal services; Telecommunications

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