Linchpin or weakest link? Challenges to current document delivery practice and services

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Title: Linchpin or weakest link? Challenges to current document delivery practice and services
Authors: Patterson, Avril
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2804
Date: 2008
Abstract: Purpose: The main purpose of this paper is to generate discussion on the necessity for document delivery services to re-position themselves, thus “adding value” within the information chain. Approach: Empirical, based on working practice in a major academic library. Review article, based on practice. Originality/value: A synthesis of current practice, outlining current shortcomings, and challenges.
Funding Details: Not applicable
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Copyright (published version): Copyright 2008, Emerald Group Publishing Limited
Keywords: Document delivery;Interlending;Ireland;Interlibrary loans;Great Britain
Subject LCSH: University College, Dublin. Library
Libraries--Circulation analysis--Ireland
Interlibrary loans
Academic libraries--Effect of technological innovations on
Document delivery
DOI: 10.1108/02641610810919525
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:UCD Library Staff Research Collection

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