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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2005, Vol. 21 Issue (3): 33-36    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2005.03.08
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An Innovative Reader-initiated ILL Model for Printed Books
Guan Zhiying
 ( Tsinghua University Library, Beijing 100084, China )
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This paper introduces an innovative reader-initiated ILL model for printed books among seven major academic university libraries in the United States, known as Borrow Direct, which makes loans within four days and reduces the cost to less than $10 per transaction.

Key wordsBorrow Direct      ILL      Document delivery     
Received: 18 September 2004      Published: 25 March 2005


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Guan Zhiying. An Innovative Reader-initiated ILL Model for Printed Books. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2005, 21(3): 33-36.

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