The Florida State Libraries resource sharing initiative: Unity among a disparate group

Le Etta M. Schmidt, Dennis Smith

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Abstract

This article discusses the development of a new resource sharing program within the Florida State University Libraries called UBorrow. Background includes information on similar programs and the use of Integrated Library Systems in this type of program. There is discussion of the pilot project which reviewed and selected the delivery system for this new program. Discussion also includes lessons learned concerning UBorrow's preliminary implementation and how unity in this service was created among a disparate group.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-15
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery and Electronic Reserve
Volume22
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Aleph
  • Consortial resource sharing
  • ILLiad
  • Interlibrary loan
  • Remote circulation
  • Resource sharing
  • Shared collections
  • Statewide programs

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Library and Information Sciences

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