Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to communicate the Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative's goals and activities to an international audience of librarians concerned with using best practices and technology to make library resource sharing more responsive to user needs. Design/methodology/approach – The paper provides a descriptive analysis explaining the Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative's mission and the activities it employs to fulfill it. Findings – The paper explains how the activities of the Rethinking Resource Sharing Initiative contribute to improving the delivery of library information services. Originality/value – The paper provides examples of innovative strategies, programs and activities designed to advocate for, inspire, and enable successful resource sharing.
Interlending & Document Supply – Emerald Publishing
Published: Aug 16, 2011
Keywords: Interlending; Document delivery; Resource sharing; Future of libraries
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