Home > ResourceBlog > Article

« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

Bookmark and Share   Feed

Tuesday, 28th September 2004

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

Professional Reading Shelf
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.
--
Library Technology
THIS WEEK ONLY: Free Access to Three Recent Issues of Library Hi-Tech
--
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."
--
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."
--
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From the article: "Peridot, developed by UK intern students at IBM, scans company weblinks and replaces outdated information with other relevant documents and links.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."

Views: 1468




« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

FreePint

FreePint supports the value of information in the enterprise. Read more »


FeedLatest FreePint Content:


  • Click to view the article Innography Comes of Age
    Wednesday, 20th August 2014

    Following her review of Innography and its key intellectual property products, Cathy Chiba considers the company's evolution and the value it offers its customers.

  • Click to view the article A User-Centred Approach to Privacy
    Wednesday, 20th August 2014

    There's been a lot of focus on data privacy recently and news stories often show how organisations are failing to protect their customers' data but are users doing enough to protect themselves? This article looks at how users and organisations can better protect personal data.

  • Click to view the article Due Diligence - from Business Burden to Business Benefit
    Tuesday, 19th August 2014

    Organisations face growing legal and reputational risks associated with doing business. These risks have become even more significant because of mounting pressure from regulators and an increase in business carried out in higher risk jurisdictions. Increasingly complex business regulations such as the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribery Act ensure that companies thoroughly examine third-party relationships to tackle the risk of money laundering, bribery and corruption and sanctions regimes. Mark Dunn looks at what the law says regarding Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Bribery & Corruption, and how organisations can mitigate the risk of becoming involved in corruption through third parties (e.g. agents, suppliers) by implementing a simplified or Enhanced Due Diligence process.

  • ... more ...

All FreePint Content »
FreePint Topics »


A FreePint Subscription delivers articles and reports that support your organisation's information practice, content and strategy.

Find out more and order a FreePint Subscription by visiting the
completing our online form: Subscription Order page.


FreePint Testimonials

"FreePint's CoPs are: 'extremely relevant' and 'well worth attending'." Information Centre Manager, Financial, Government

Read more testimonials and supply yours »






 

 
 
 

Register

Register to receive the free ResourceShelf Newsletter, featuring highlighted posts.

Find out more »

Article Categories

All Article Categories »

Archive

All Archives »