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Conarls rate frozen for 2015/2016 http://combinedregions.com/news.asp?ID=69 The charge for loans between participants in the Inter-Regional Unit (IRU) cost scheme, otherwise known as the Conarls rate, will remain at £6.00. Wed, 06 May 2015 Harlaxton College joins IRU Cost Scheme http://combinedregions.com/news.asp?ID=73 Harlaxton College in Grantham, Lincolnshire 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. Sat, 08 Oct 2011 Medway Libraries joins IRU Cost Scheme http://combinedregions.com/news.asp?ID=72 Medway Council's library service 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. Tue, 16 Aug 2011 Electronic resources and ILL: survey results http://combinedregions.com/news.asp?ID=71 Mon, 01 Aug 2011 FIL updates Best Practice Guidelines http://combinedregions.com/news.asp?ID=70 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. Tue, 19 Jul 2011