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Author Frederiksen, Linda.

Title Global resource sharing / Linda Frederiksen, Margaret Bean, Heidi Nance
Published Oxford, U.K. : Chandos Pub., ©2012


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 216 pages) : illustrations
Series Chandos Information Professional Series
Chandos information professional series
Contents Cover; Global ResourceSharing; Copyright; Contents; List of figures and tables; Acknowledgements; About the authors; 1 An introduction to global resource sharing; Overview; Intent and design of the book; References; 2 A brief history of international interlibrary lending and document supply; Introduction; 'We should develop some system'; Underlying principles and reasonable rules; Document delivery -- Part I; Discover, locate, request, deliver; Document delivery -- Part II; The last mile; Highlights; References; 3 PEST and SWOT analysis of international interlibrary loan; Introduction
PEST analysis of international interlibrary loanSWOT analysis of international interlibrary loan; Summary; Bibliography and further reading; 4 An overview of current practices; Introduction; The requesting process; Locating a lender; National, international and local catalogs; The shipping process; Fees and payments; Statistics; Issues and challenges; Summary; Useful resources; References; 5 Case studies in global resource sharing; Introduction; Participation in global resource sharing -- survey responses; References; 6 Selected case studies; Introduction; Argentina; Australia; Canada; China
EgyptFormer Soviet Union; Israel; Latin America and the Caribbean; Netherlands; New Caledonia; Singapore; Sweden; United Kingdom; United States; 7 The future of global resource sharing; Introduction; Trends; Scenarios; Summary; References; Appendix: Case Studies Survey; Questions about borrowing; Questions about lending; Questions about borrowing and lending; General questions; Glossary/Acronyms; Bibliography; Index
Summary Written from a global perspective, this book reviews sharing of library resources on a global scale. With expanded discovery tools and massive digitization projects, the rich and extensive holdings of the world's libraries are more visible now than at any time in the past. Advanced communication and transmission technologies, along with improved international standards, present a means for the sharing of library resources around the globe. Despite these significant improvements, a number of challenges remain. Global Resource Sharing provides librarians and library managers with a comprehensive background in and summary of the issues involved in global resource sharing. Analyses current and future environments for international resource sharing, including past research and discussionsProvides an international perspective on a global library issueIncludes examples of successful and innovative global resource sharing initiatives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-207) and index
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Subject Interlibrary loans -- International cooperation
Library cooperation.
Library cooperation -- Case studies
International librarianship.
Interlibrary loans -- International cooperation -- Case studies
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
International librarianship
Library cooperation
Genre/Form Case studies
Case studies.
√Čtudes de cas.
Form Electronic book
Author Bean, Margaret.
Nance, Heidi.
ISBN 9781780632889