The Dimension of Electronic Interlibrary Loan

Panda, Bibhu Prasad and Swain, Dillip K. The Dimension of Electronic Interlibrary Loan. Chinese Librarianship: an International Electronic Journal, 2010, vol. 30. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]


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With the latest progression of information communication technologies, the document delivery system is constantly changing its trait day by day. This paper discusses the current practice of interlibrary loan and document delivery service by some leading libraries and information centers in various parts of the world. Moreover, it explores into newly developed resource-sharing tools that are becoming viable in execution of ILL services. Furthermore, the paper carefully examines how professionals engaged in rendering interlibrary loan services are becoming expert searchers day by day in providing instant and most valuable reference service through modern information and communication technologies.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: ILL, ICT, OCLC, IDS (Information Delivery Services), ALIAS (Article Licensing Information Availability Service)
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
Depositing user: Dr. Dillip K Swain
Date deposited: 23 May 2011
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:19


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