Document Type

Book Chapter or Section

Publication Date

2017

Abstract

This is the introduction to a book that I edited: Library Information and Resource Sharing: Transforming Services and Collections. It presents the thesis that with enough staff and budgetary support, interlibrary loan specialists can work with others in their libraries to provide many innovative services to their library users. Chapters covered include, "Interlibrary Loan Services Today", "From Discovery to Delivery: Providing Access to Library Collections", "Thinking Locally and Sharing Globally: The Impact of Library Policies on Collection Sharing", "Library Collection Building: The Interlocking Functions of ILL, Acquisitions and Collection Development", "Facilitating Information Sharing Through Library Collection Maintenance and Preservation", "Sharing Digital Collections and Content" and "The Evolution of Library Resource Sharing", as well as a "Foreword" and "Afterword".

Comments

To see a copy of the final, published version of this chapter, please see: http://www.abc-clio.com/LibrariesUnlimited/product.aspx?pc=A5159P or request the book from your library through interlibrary loan.

 
 

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