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Interlibrary Loan Practices Handbook
In their definitive new Interlibrary Loan Practices Handbook, editors Weible and Janke clearly explain the complexities of getting materials for patrons from outside the library. This collection presents a complete view of the interlibrary loan (ILL) process, with contributions from all areas of the technical services community, providingbrbull; Guidance on how to do ILL e ...more
Paperback, Third Edition, 131 pages
Published May 30th 2011 by ALA Editions
(first published January 1st 2011)
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This book gives great insight into the functions of the Inter-library Loan department of a library. It also shares information of their current stresses of copyright and the patron's need for immediate results among others. I really appreciate page 112 with it's list of free sources for full-text articles, which may come in handy for finding articles for meeting patrons' information needs. I really recommend this book for anyone wanting to know more about the inter-library loan processes of libr ...more
Surprisingly readable as well as informative. I do not work primarily in ILL, but I approve requests. This book was helpful in that it explained in detail the processes and options within borrowing and lending, particularly in regard to OCLC and gave me a few ideas for new resources and strategies to find requested materials for patrons.