January 15, 2021

Full Text Article: The Evolution of E-books and Interlibrary Loan in Academic Libraries

Title: The Evolution of E-books and Interlibrary Loan in Academic Libraries Author: Heather Wicht (U. of Colorado) Source: Collaborative Librarianship (3.4, 2011) Abstract: As academic libraries add electronic monographs (e-books) to their collections in increasing numbers, they are frequently losing the ability to lend this portion of their collections via Interlibrary Loan (ILL) due to […]

Duke's Kevin Smith on International ILL and STM's Statement of Principles

Kevin Smith, Scholarly Communications Officer at Duke University, comments on international ILL in a new post titled, “A Second Front,” on the Scholarly Communications @ Duke blog. Smith’s post came after STM (Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers) published a statement of principles last week. From the Blog Post: The principles that the STM […]

ILL and Doc Delivery Focus of June 2011 Issue of Research Library Issues (ARL, CNI, & SPARC0ILL and Doc Delivery Focus of June 2011 Issue of Research Library Issues (ARL, CNI, & SPARC)

Here’s What You’ll Find in Issue 275. PDF versions of all articles/news/calendar are also available. Complete Table of Contents Complete Issue (PDF) Direct to Articles and News Report of the Task Force on International Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Practices White Paper: International Interlibrary Loan White Paper: US Law and International Interlibrary Loan White Paper: […]

Research Highlights: "Academic Interlibrary Loan Benchmarks, 2011 Edition"

Recently Released by Primary Research Catalog Entry/Pricing Info Academic Interlibrary Loan Benchmarks presents the results of a survey of the interlibrary loan operations of 75 academic libraries predominantly in the USA, the UK and Canada. The 140 page report presents data on staffing, budgeting, shipping expenses and other facets of interlibrary loan departmental management. The […]

New Article: "The Erosion of Fair Use Protections for Digital Scholarship"

The following piece was written by Stanley Wilder, University Librarian at the University of North Carolina Charlotte and appears in the April, 2011  issue (12.4) of The Charleston Advisor. The full text is open access. Direct to Article (HTML and PDF Versions are Available) Here’s a Very Small Portion of What Stanley Wilder Writes: License […]

New Preprint: "Interlibrary Loan Requests for Locally Available Materials: WorldCat Local's Impact"

The preprint is now posted on the College & Research Libraries web site. The article is scheduled for publication in the November, 2011 issue. “Interlibrary Loan Requests for Locally Available Materials: WorldCat Local’s Impact” by Megan Gaffney (U. of Delaware) Abstract: Several studies have researched the reasons and patterns for academic library users’ interlibrary loan […]

Connecticut: "Statewide Inter-Library Delivery Program at Risk"

From the Norwich Bulletin: The threatened elimination of a statewide inter-library delivery service has librarians such as Kate Byroade, director of Cragin Memorial Library in Colchester, concerned. The service, called Connecticar, provides a statewide delivery service to 225 public and academic libraries. If a resident borrows an item from any public or academic library, it […]