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The research offers special info at the interlibrary mortgage operations of roughly 50 schools and universities with info damaged out for various forms of larger schooling associations and by way of different variables, akin to for private and non-private associations, and by means of university enrollment point. The document offers exact facts on turnaround instances for varied sorts of interlibrary mortgage borrowing and lending requests, use of know-how and providers, influence of distance studying and MOOCs on interlibrary mortgage, copyright and open entry matters, the executive jurisdiction of the interlibrary personal loan division, departmental rate constitution, body of workers benchmarks, tendencies in departmental budgets and different matters in interlibrary mortgage administration.

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Broken out by the full-time equivalent student enrollment of the institution. 00 46 Academic Interlibrary Loan Benchmarks, 2011 Edition Question Fourteen: What criteria does your library use to determine the best shipping method for your interlibrary loans? 1. Prefer electronic delivery where possible. Use Royal Mail / Parcel Force as standard, and courier if too heavy. 2. Library rate. 3. Cheapest – library rate. 4. Security and reliability. Cost Speed of delivery. 5. Speed 6. courier 2. books(not courier) - library rate usps 3.

54. , cd) requests are run by our Media director. If item is too new, too expensive or too heavily used here, then we say no. Any item is Archives = no. Software = no. Don't have any of the others mentioned. 55. We lend all (we do not have any earmarked rare materials). 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.

Cost, reliability, delivery speed. 31. Personal experience for lowest cost. Use local courier service for consortia requests. 32. Cost. 33. Cheapest method. 34. We have: 1) a local courier, 2) a state-wide courier (these take precedence over other methods), 3) UPS (we have a state discount - UPS Campus-ship) 4) USPS 35. None. 36. We only use our state Library's van delivery service. 37. We ship Library rate, unless there is a specific request to send first class. 38. If requesting library is a member of our shipping cooperative, we use UPS (discounted for members).

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