Interlending and document supply in Britain today

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Chandos, 2006 - Business & Economics - 187 pages
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Summary: This is a practical book which explains to library staff and students how interlending and document supply (IDS) operates in the United Kingdom. It also helps librarians overseas understand how to interact with UK libraries. It is a comprehensive treatment of the subjects which IDS librarians in all types of library need to know, in order to work more effectively. Senior library managers will benefit from an overview of the current organisation of IDS, enabling them to improve their support to frontline staff and to identify issues which will be important in the future. Key Features: 1.Written by a team of practising IDS Librarians 2.Covers all aspects of IDS operations 3.Includes the issues which may be important in the future 4.Supported by FIL: Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery, the national organisation for IDS Librarians in the UK The Editors: Jean Bradford and Jenny Brine are both IDS Librarians. Jean has been IDS Librarian at the University of Bristol since 1977 and has many years experience of working in this field. Jenny is the IDS Librarian at Lancaster University and is currently Secretary of FIL: Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery. Readership: IDS librarians, library managers, library school students and librarians overseas who wish to know more about IDS in the UK. Contents: Introduction History The British Library and BLDSC Co-operation in interlending and document supply Professional organisations Interlending in different settings Bibliographic control and interlending of different materials Interlending management systems The Interlending and Document Supply Department Copyright International interlending and document supply The future of interlending and document supply

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The history of lnterlending and document supply ln the UK
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The British Library and document supply services
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Cooperation in interlending and document supply
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Copyright

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