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|Title:||Borrow Direct: a decade of a sustained quality book-lending service|
|Author(s):||Danuta A. Nitecki, (Yale University Library, Sterling Memorial Library, New Haven, Connecticut, USA), Carol Jones, (Yale University Library, Sterling Memorial Library, New Haven, Connecticut, USA), Jeffrey Barnett, (Yale University Library, Sterling Memorial Library, New Haven, Connecticut, USA)|
|Citation:||Danuta A. Nitecki, Carol Jones, Jeffrey Barnett, (2009) "Borrow Direct: a decade of a sustained quality book-lending service", Interlending & Document Supply, Vol. 37 Iss: 4, pp.192 - 198|
|Keywords:||Books, Interlending, Lending services, United States of America|
|Article type:||Case study|
|DOI:||10.1108/02641610911006283 (Permanent URL)|
|Publisher:||Emerald Group Publishing Limited|
Purpose – This paper aims to describe the development and operation of an unmediated book-lending service between seven academic libraries in the USA.
Design/methodology/approach – The approach is descriptive and analytical.
Findings – It was found that, after a decade of operations, Borrow Direct continues to be a successful service.
Originality/value – The paper offers insights that may be of value to other groups exploring ways to lower costs, improve service quality, and respond to continuing demand for books not available locally.
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