ERIC Number: ED441461
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
The Role of Inter-Lending and Document Supply in Malaysia.
Yaacob, Raja Abdullah
This paper on interlibrary loan and document supply in Malaysia covers the following topics: (1) trends and development in Malaysia; (2) the potential of inter-lending and document delivery programs, including the creation of a Malaysian bibliographic network; (3) number of libraries, including a table that shows the total number of libraries in 1997 broken down by type; (4) background information on the Document Delivery System (a library consortium initiated by the National Library of Malaysia in 1998), including members, services, staff, and requests for services; (5) problems associated with the success of the services; (6) turnaround time; and (7) recommendations. (Contains 21 references.) (MES)
Descriptors: Document Delivery, Foreign Countries, Interlibrary Loans, Library Cooperation, Library Networks, National Libraries, Problems, Shared Library Resources
For full text: http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla65/papers/156-128e.htm.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia