Access Versus Assets: A Comprehensive Guide to Resource Sharing for Academic Librarians

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American Library Association, 1993 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 399 pages
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Explores a range of cost-effective and efficient approaches to providing students and faculty members with information that exists outside the local library. The book guides librarians in choosing between the available resource-sharing options and helps them to develop satisfactory programmes.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
A Point of Embarkation Whats Past Is Prologue
7
Cooperative Relationships We Band of Brothers
31
Reciprocal Agreements He That Runs May Read
68
Interlending Friends Share All Things
77
Commercial Document Suppliers For All We Take We Must Pay But the Price Is Cruel High
144
Approaches to Document Delivery Deliberate Speed Majestic Instancy
201
Making Decisions for Access A Mighty Maze But Not without a Plan
249
Shaping Our Future Such Stuff as Dreams Are Made On
292
Case Studies in Resource Sharing
331
Bibliography
359
Index
379
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Page 27 - A Conceptual Framework for Organizing Resource Sharing and Shared Collection Development Programs.
Page 29 - Building the Electronic Superhighway," 1 ff. 3. Time, 3 May 1993, 13. 4. Richard M. Dougherty and Carol Hughes, Preferred Futures for Libraries: A Summary of Six Workshops with University Provosts and Library Directors (Mountain View, Calif.: Research Libraries Group, 1991).
Page 28 - Guidelines for Library Cooperation: Development of Academic Library Consortia. Santa Monica, Calif., System Development Corp., 1972.
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