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The Florida State Libraries Resource Sharing Initiative: Unity Among a Disparate Group
Journal of Interlibrary Loan,Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve (2012)
  • Dennis J Smith, Brandeis University
  • LeEtta M Schmidt, University of South Florida
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.
Keywords
  • resource sharing,
  • Aleph,
  • ILLiad,
  • statewide programs,
  • interlibrary loan,
  • shared collections
Publication Date
Spring May 31, 2012
Citation Information
Dennis J Smith and LeEtta M Schmidt. "The Florida State Libraries Resource Sharing Initiative: Unity Among a Disparate Group" Journal of Interlibrary Loan,Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve Vol. 22 Iss. 1 (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/dennisjsmith/11/