Inter-Library Loan in Medical Sciences Universities of the Country: Challenges and Effective Factors

Aminpour, Farzaneh Inter-Library Loan in Medical Sciences Universities of the Country: Challenges and Effective Factors. Faslname-ye Ketab, 2005, vol. 16, n. 1, pp. 35-52. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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Present study has been conducted regarding the importance of medical researchers’ access to information resources and non-arrangement of interlibrary-loan project in medical sciences universities in the country. Its purpose is to determine effective factors on interlibraryloan in these universities. This study has used descriptive survey method. Results show that technological factors are the most effective factors on interlibrary-loan and organizational factors are located at the second grade. Humane and economical factors are third and fourth effective factors on interlibrary-loan in medical sciences universities of the country, consequently.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: library, interlibrary-loan, medical sciences universities
Subjects: D. Libraries as physical collections. > DD. Academic libraries.
F. Management. > FA. Co-operation.
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JK. Interlibrary loans.
G. Industry, profession and education. > GD. Organizations.
D. Libraries as physical collections. > DK. Health libraries, Medical libraries.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
Depositing user: Farzaneh Aminpour
Date deposited: 23 Aug 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:09


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