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Call for Papers: 14th Interlending and Document Supply Conference, October 2015

The IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section Standing Committee invites papers for the 14th Interlending & Document Supply Conference, to be held 1 – 3 October 2015 in Istanbul hosted by The Anatolian University Libraries Consortium (ANKOS). The Conference will be held at T.R. Prime Ministry Directorate General of […]

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Call for Papers; 2015 IFLA WLIC Open Session

World Library and Information Congress 81st IFLA General Conference and Assembly 15th – 21st August, 2015 Cape Town, South Africa Call for Papers Open Session for the Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section Theme: Strength in numbers: resource sharing in a networked global environment The Document Delivery and Resource Sharing […]

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E-Book and Interlibrary Loan; An Austalian Perspective

The  Australian Library and Information Association has published the survey result on E-Book and  Interlibrary Loan, The report is entitled the Need for Interlibrary Lending in an Ebook Environment. The key finding includes; Overseas vendors dominate ebook supply and libraries find it difficult to source the Australian content they seek […]

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Lyon Meeting Minutes are online

The IFLA DDRS Section Standing Committee held two meetings during the 2014 IFLA WLIC. The minutes from the meetings are available at the section’s webpage.   If any questions or clarifications on the minutes, please contact us anytime.

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2014 Satellite meeting materials are online

The 2014 IFLA DDRS Satellite meeting was held in Nancy, France on Aug.13 and 14 2014. The theme of the meeting was “Restructuring resource sharing: new organisations, technologies, methods” and the colleagues at the Inist-CNRS((Institut de l’information scientifique et technique) successfully organized the meeting which was well attended by Interlibrary […]

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Libraries are now sharing E-Books

Occam’s Reader is a software that allows libraries sharing their E-books. It is a  collaboration project  between the Texas Tech University, the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the Greater Western Library Alliance. For more information, check the article  from the Chronicles of Higher Education. http://chronicle.com/article/Library-Consortium-Tests/144743/

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Call for bids to host the 14th IFLA ILDS 2015

A call for bids to host the 14th IFLA ILDS conference (2015) is out. Please follow the link for more information. Submission deadline is February, 28. 2014.

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