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Tuesday, 28th September 2004

ARL Study Confirms Effectiveness of User-Initiated ILL/DD Services

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Copyright--United States
Source: YourCallRadio.org/KALW Radio(San Francisco)
Internet Radio Show on Copyright: Lawrence Lessig (Real Audio)
The interview with took Professor Lawrence Lessig took place on Monday.
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Library Technology
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Document Delivery
Source: ARL
ARL Study Confirms Effectiveness of User-Initiated ILL/DD Services
"User-initiated interlibrary loan (ILL) and document delivery (DD) operations provide better service than mediated ILL/DD services. In most cases, user-initiated services have lower unit costs, higher fill rates, and faster turnaround times than mediated services. These are some of the major findings of a two-year study of ILL/DD services in 72 North American research, college, and government libraries conducted by Mary E. Jackson of the Association of Research Libraries (ARL). The findings are reported in Assessing ILL/DD Services: New Cost-Effective Alternatives, forthcoming from ARL publications."
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Librarians--Scotland
Source: News Scotsman
It Skills Pushing Up Law Librarians' Pay
From the article: "The recent growth in information technology has helped push salaries for law librarians at major firms up by nearly a third, according to a new survey. Some of them can even command salaries of �100,000 a year -- with a 30% annual bonus on top. The expansion of knowledge management systems and techniques has also moved law librarians towards the top in their firms, as their research and associated skills have grown in importance in an increasingly competitive legal world, according to the survey, by leading law publishing firm Sweet and Maxwell."
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Internet--Broken Links
Source: BBC
Web tool may banish broken links
From the article: "Peridot, developed by UK intern students at IBM, scans company weblinks and replaces outdated information with other relevant documents and links. It works by automatically mapping and storing key features of webpages, so it can detect significant content changes."




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