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Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan on a Shoestring

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ISBN-10: 1555706789

ISBN-13: 9781555706784

Edition: 2010

Authors: American Library American Library Association

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Written specifically for libraries facing budgetary constraints, limited resources and inadequate training, this invaluable guide outlines the time-management skills and technical ingenuity that will help transform Interlibrary Loan (ILL) and document delivery service into an efficient and organized operation. Author Emily Knox considers the unique challenges of ILL for the librarian juggling multiple roles, and provides a comprehensive overview of best practices, policies and service guidelines that can be easily and practically applied no matter how busy you are. Document Delivery and Interlibrary Loan on a Shoestring provides a jargon-free breakdown of the laws, codes and regulations…    
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Book details

List price: $70.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

List of Figures
Essentials of Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery
Defining Interlibrary Loan Terms
History of Interlibrary Loan
Why Provide Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery?
Basis for Best Practices in the Small Library
Special Topics for Small ILL and Document Delivery Departments
Maximizing Limited Staff Resources
Time Management with Minimal Staff
Budget Challenges for Finite Funds
Cooperating Library Networks
Ensuring Customer Service through Tradeoffs
Copyright Law and Interlibrary Loan for Small Libraries
Copyright and Interlibrary Loan
What Is Copyright?
History and Overview of Copyright Law
The Borrowing Library: Steps for Compliance
The Lending Library: Steps for Compliance
Understanding Copyright Law
Interlibrary Loan Codes
ILL Governing Codes
Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States (2008)
Other Interlibrary Loan Codes
References and Works Consulted
General Considerations for ILL and Document Delivery Policy
Creating a Current, Honest, and Accessible Written Policy
Making Written Policy Match Institutional Practice
Developing the Policy: Policy Statements, Regulations, Guidelines, and Procedures
Writing the Policy
Publicizing the Policy: Internal and External Strategies
Confronting Policy Creation Problems in Small Institutions
References and Works Consulted
Lending Policies and Procedures Designed to Maximize Staff Resources
General Lending Policy Considerations
Determining Institutional Lending Policies: Develop a Hierarchy
Deciding Which Materials Will Be Loaned
Developing a Schedule and Setting Time Limits for Processing Requests
Establishing a Procedure for Processing Interlibrary Loans
Determining Fee Structures and Request Policies
Management Strategies to Save Time and Resources
Streamlining Lending Procedures
Borrowing Policies and Procedures Designed to Maximize Staff Resources
General Borrowing Policy Considerations
Maximizing Borrowing Services
Borrowing Directly from Reciprocal Libraries
Developing and Maintaining a Borrowing Request Schedule
Establishing Staff Procedures for ILL Borrowing
Avoiding Borrowing Fees
Management Strategies to Save Time and Resources
Streamlining Borrowing Procedures
ILL and Document Delivery Technology Systems
Technology and the Small Interlibrary Loan Department
Technology and Interlibrary Loan
Interlibrary Loan Standards
Criteria for Selecting Cost-effective Technology
Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery Technology Solutions
Using Technology
References and Works Consulted
Going Paperless for Cheap
The Paperless Office
ILL and Document Delivery Technologies for Tight Budgets
Creating Online Forms for the Library Web Site
Borrowing Procedures for the Paperless ILL Office
Lending Procedures for the Paperless ILL Office
Systematic Handling of Payments and Accounts
Streamlining the Paperless ILL and Document Delivery Office
Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States
ILL Code for the United States Explanatory Supplement
About the Author