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Library Co-operation in the British Isles

  • Available for pre-order on May 25, 2023. Item will ship after June 15, 2023
ISBN 9781032133645
June 15, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
186 Pages

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Book Description

This book, first published in 1937, examines the principles and practicalities of inter-library loans of books – making available to readers elsewhere otherwise idle books. Initially done on an ad-hoc basis, modern ideas and developments have led to a modern generation of librarians whose first aim is to see that their readers get the books they need.

Table of Contents

1. The Need for an Organized System of Library Co-operation  2. The Foundation and Development of Library Co-operation in the British Isles  3. The National Central Library: Its Origin and Development  4. The National Central Library and Its Place in the National System  5. The Outlier Libraries, and the Scottish and the Irish Central Libraries for Students  6. The Regional Library Systems  7. The University Libraries Inter-Lending System  8. International Library Loans  9. Union Catalogues  10. How It All Works  11. Possible Future Developments

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