KITS: a national system for document supply in Turkey

KITS: a national system for document supply in Turkey Purpose – The paper aims to describe a new national system for resource sharing and document supply in Turkey. Design/methodology/approach – The paper takes a historical and descriptive approach. Findings – KITS has been very successful in linking academic and other institutions in Turkey to an effective and efficient system of document supply. This is illustrated by figures provided on its expansion in the last two years. Practical implications – The paper is useful for all librarians concerned with national document supply systems, especially in the developing world. Originality/value – This is the first published review of the national system that is transforming document supply in Turkey, and it deals frankly with the obstacles that KITS faces, at the same time indicating the ways in which success has been achieved. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Interlending & Document Supply Emerald Publishing

KITS: a national system for document supply in Turkey

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2010 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0264-1615
DOI
10.1108/02641611011025398
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Abstract

Purpose – The paper aims to describe a new national system for resource sharing and document supply in Turkey. Design/methodology/approach – The paper takes a historical and descriptive approach. Findings – KITS has been very successful in linking academic and other institutions in Turkey to an effective and efficient system of document supply. This is illustrated by figures provided on its expansion in the last two years. Practical implications – The paper is useful for all librarians concerned with national document supply systems, especially in the developing world. Originality/value – This is the first published review of the national system that is transforming document supply in Turkey, and it deals frankly with the obstacles that KITS faces, at the same time indicating the ways in which success has been achieved.

Journal

Interlending & Document SupplyEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 23, 2010

Keywords: Interlending; Document supply; Turkey

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