ERIC Number: ED441487
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Aug
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Interlibrary Lending Activities in Hong Kong--An Overview.
This paper reviews the evolution of interlibrary lending (ILL) activities in Hong Kong and answers the following frequently asked questions using the City University of Hong Kong as an example: (1) Who may use the service? (2) How do the users submit their requests? (3) How about charges? (4) Who are the major overseas document suppliers for University Grants Committee (UGC) libraries in Hong Kong? (5) Are there any union catalogs in Hong Kong? (6) How are requests transmitted to the potential supplying libraries? (7) How are the ILL items delivered between the requesting and supplying libraries? (8) What is the percentage of ILL requests filled by overseas sources? and (9) Are there any consortium-wide ILL systems or networks in Hong Kong? (MES)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Consortia, Document Delivery, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Interlibrary Loans, Library Cooperation, Library Networks, Shared Library Resources, User Needs (Information)
For full text: http://www.ifla.org/IV/ifla65/papers/121-128e.htm.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong