Academic Interlibrary Loan Benchmarks by Primary Research Group

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The learn provides targeted facts at the interlibrary mortgage operations of roughly 50 faculties and universities with facts damaged out for various varieties of greater schooling associations and by way of different variables, comparable to for private and non-private associations, and through university enrollment point. The file provides distinctive info on turnaround occasions for varied varieties of interlibrary personal loan borrowing and lending requests, use of know-how and companies, effect of distance studying and MOOCs on interlibrary personal loan, copyright and open entry concerns, the executive jurisdiction of the interlibrary personal loan division, departmental rate constitution, body of workers benchmarks, developments in departmental budgets and different matters in interlibrary mortgage administration.

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Sometimes articles. 51 Academic Interlibrary Loan Benchmarks, 2011 Edition 52. All resources and materials. 53. Not applicable. 54. Don't use courier service. Use Odyssey or fax or US Mail. 55. Books and articles to libraries in our consortia. 56. Books, articles. 52 Academic Interlibrary Loan Benchmarks, 2011 Edition Question Sixteen: What was your spending in the past year on US Mail (or other National Mail Service if your college is not located in the USA) for interlibrary loan? 5: What was your spending in the past year on US Mail (or other National Mail Service if your college is not located in the USA) for interlibrary loan?

56. We loan our AV material as long as it is not on Reserve, Special Collection, etc. 57. These materials aren't loaned. They are easily damaged, and it is often difficult to have items replaced. 58. We do not loan AV in part because items may have been scheduled for in classroom use by faculty and may not be returned in time. We will send scanned copies of rare materials. 59. We do not lend any of the above mentioned materials on ILL. Do not have enough staff hours to handle the requests. 60. We do not loan these out of state due to the high rate of damage and expense to replace.

Cost/Availability. 48 Academic Interlibrary Loan Benchmarks, 2011 Edition 47. Cheapest. 48. Library in courier system goes courier. Other in-state goes Library Mail. Out-ofstate goes UPS. All AV not in courier system goes UPS. 49. Our mailing department determines the best way to send items – mostly USPS. 50. State-wide courier is preferred due to ease of shipping, reusable packaging, reusable labels, can place multiple items in one bag for flat rate, etc. Second choice for loans is USPS library mail.

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