Recent developments in Remote Document Supply (RDS) in the UK – 4

Prowse, Stephen Recent developments in Remote Document Supply (RDS) in the UK – 4. Interlending & Document Supply, 2009, vol. 37, n. 2, pp. 100-104. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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Fundamental changes are required for the British Library to continue to support RDS to HE libraries. A Steering Group has been established to agree and then recommend these changes to the sector. Problems caused by encryption continue to dog RDS processes and innovation, and can be felt in other areas such as digitisation. Switching software appears to offer a short-term solution for RDS, while a longer-term resolution will depend on publishers following the lead of the music industry. For digitisation, Google appears set on exerting tighter control over an ever-increasing amount of content.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: document delivery, RDS, remote document supply, United Kingdom
Subjects: J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JK. Interlibrary loans.
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JJ. Document delivery.
Depositing user: Stephen Prowse
Date deposited: 26 Aug 2009
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:15


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