A Feasibility Study of Centralized and Regionalized Interlibrary Loan Centers

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Association of Research Libr, 1973 - Interlibrary loans - 65 pages
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Page 42 - Designate the three national libraries, the Library of Congress, the National Agricultural Library and the National Library...
Page 61 - The scope for automatic data processing in the British Library: report of a study into the feasibility of applying ADP to the operations and services of the British Library.
Page 41 - A. Determine the appropriate regions of the United States in which a national system for interlibrary loan should be organized. The "appropriate region...
Page 41 - ... normal needs . At this time, it is hoped that the major problems will be solved by better organization of interlibrary loan on a national basis and compensation to existing large libraries to supplement their staffs and their resources to enable them to cope with the present and expected volume on interlibrary loan traffic . It Is recommended that a national system for interlibrary lending be established with strong central planning and coordination but a highly decentralized service program,...
Page 41 - appropriate region" may be a single state, in the case of a populous state which already has a hierarchical or other Interlibrary loan system. In other cases, it might be a group of adjoining states.
Page 6 - Commission the necessary background information for a full-scale investigation of the development of a national center or a system of regional centers that would provide user access to library materials of all types not available locally. Subsequent to the Stevens study, Westat, Inc. was awarded a contract by the Commission to consider the role of regional resource centers and bibliographic centers in a national...
Page 59 - Department of Education and Science, Report of the National Libraries Committee, London, HMSO, 1969 (Cmnd.
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Page 43 - ... to make its holdings known, as far as possible, through the publication of its catalog. 6. The support required for development costs, annual grants, compensation fees, etc., is the responsibility of the federal government, since the service being provided Is a national one.
Page 42 - ... in addition to bibliographic centers, designate other libraries having outstanding or strong collections in a number of subject fields as resource centers. These will be libraries which have been important sources for Interlibrary loan in the past, and they will be responsible for continuing to make their collections available to meet the nation's needs.

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