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2012

University of South Florida

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

Interlibrary loan departments

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The Case For A 60-Day Interlibrary Loan Lending Period, Kristine Jo Shrauger, Leetta M. Schmidt, Mary Radnor May 2012

The Case For A 60-Day Interlibrary Loan Lending Period, Kristine Jo Shrauger, Leetta M. Schmidt, Mary Radnor

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

This article looks at standardizing the loan period among 16 higher academic institutions in the state of Florida. A standardized loan period became a topic of conversation during the creation of a new resource sharing service. The resulting discussion led to a critical look at loan periods for all resource sharing activities.


When The Pilot Is Over: Picking The Program And Making It Stick, Purchase On Demand At The University Of South Florida, Leetta M. Schmidt Jan 2012

When The Pilot Is Over: Picking The Program And Making It Stick, Purchase On Demand At The University Of South Florida, Leetta M. Schmidt

Academic Services Faculty and Staff Publications

In 2008 the Interlibrary Loan department of the University of South Florida, Tampa, began a Purchase on Demand program, using interlibrary loan requests to supplement Collection Development practices. After three years the program was analyzed for effectiveness and compared to other programs currently in operation. To achieve a complete evaluation, interlibrary loan patrons were surveyed on their awareness and use of the Purchase on Demand program. This article combines the analysis of USF's program with recommendations gained through administration and evaluation of Purchase on Demand.