Document Supply Service For Effective Resource Sharing : A Case Study of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

Gaddimani, Prabhu and Subramanian, Shyamala . Document Supply Service For Effective Resource Sharing : A Case Study of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai., 2008 In: International Conference On Knowledge For All : Role of Libraires and Information Centres. Sita Publication. [Book chapter]

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The growth of the literature in an exponential manner has created a situation where no library is self sufficient. With universities initiating new academic programmes, number of students increasing, it has become difficult for libraries to meet the growing information needs of clientele. In such a scenario, it is the interlending and Document delivery services that help libraries in winning over this situation. This article explains the reasons for interlending and document supply services and how TISS is utilizing this service to achieve the maximum satisfaction of its clientele. The primary purpose of this paper is to outline findings of Inter Library Loan and Document Delivery Service provided to users in TISS for the period 2002-2008. The findings are primarily based on the database maintained at library. This article reiterates the fact that interlending and document delivery still continues to be the best practice at libraries for achieving the resource sharing among participating libraries.

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: Document Delivery; Resource Sharing; Case Study
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services
Depositing user: Mr PRABHU GADDIMANI
Date deposited: 07 Apr 2015 01:42
Last modified: 07 Apr 2015 01:42


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