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Investigating interlending a scoping study of resource discovery, sharing and cooperation
Electronic resources and ILL: survey results
FIL updates Best Practice Guidelines
The Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery (FIL) has updated its Best Practice Guidelines with regard to items lost in transit. Previously, FIL advised that the requesting library was responsible for items on interlibrary loan, from the moment they leave the supplying library until their safe return. Now, in line with common practice and with the British Library's policy, the guidelines have been reworded as follows.
Harper Adams University College joins IRU Cost Scheme
Harper Adams University College in Shropshire has joined the Conarls IRU Cost Scheme. This means they will now use the 'Conarls rate' when borrowing from or lending to the other libraries in the scheme, instead of using the higher BLDSC rate.
OCLC and The Combined Regions announce plans to launch Web-based public library national union catalogue in UK
New shared Web catalogue to boost visibility and usage of public library resources
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