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How much does an interlibrary loan request cost? A review of the literature [article]

Marc-Andre Simard, Jason Priem, Heather Piwowar
2020 arXiv   pre-print
There are several factors that may affect the cost of an ILL service, including the cost of labour, the geographic location of the library, the use of a ILL software, and membership to a library consortium  ...  This paper aims to help librarians answer this question by reviewing the most recent academic literature related to these costs.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors of this paper would like to acknowledge Our Research for the funding and support.  ... 
arXiv:2009.04281v1 fatcat:5ms7tycgz5fmnfh5up3f5vhgnq

The evaluation of library services: a concise review of the existing literature

F. W. LANCASTER
1995 Investigación Bibliotecológica Archivonomía Bibliotecología e Información  
SE PRESENTA UNA RESEÑA BIBLIOGRÁFICA DE LOS ESTUDIOS MÁS SOBRESALIENTES SOBRE EVALUACIÓN DE LOS SERVICIOS BIBLIOTECARIOS, EN DONDE SE SEÑALA SU ORIGEN Y DESARROLLO A PARTIR DE LA DÉCADA DEL 60.  ...  EN FORMA CRONOLÓGICA, SE COMENTAN AQUELLOS APORTES ESTIMADOS POR EL AUTOR COMO CLÁSICOS O MÁS SIGNIFICATIVOS EN LO REFERENTE A LOS ASPECTOS CONSIDERADOS EN LA EVALUACIÓN DE LOS SERVICIOS BIBLIOTECARIOS  ...  For example, Lowry (1990) looks at interlibrary loan from the lending institution's point of a view as a loss of investment, and Bonk and Pilling (1990) give cost data for the various component activities  ... 
doi:10.22201/iibi.0187358xp.1995.18.3829 fatcat:eideb6sgofemte4e4v2zjnqp5q

The Promise of the Future: A Review of the Serials Literature, 2012–13

Paula Sullenger
2016 Library resources & technical services  
As has been the case with previous reviews, the serials literature describes these flaws in detail and how each actor in the chain is addressing them.  ...  The author began this review by compiling an initial group of 118 articles in the 2012 and 2013 issues of three core serials journals: Serials Librarian, Serials Review, and Insights, The UKSG Journal.  ...  Librarians use pay-per-view/token access as a substitute for subscriptions and as a new form of interlibrary loan, one which does not trigger higher copyright fees. 8 Pay-per-view and token access often  ... 
doi:10.5860/lrts.60n1.12 fatcat:oqt6motfv5d2tbsncybmbuysiy

Looking at resource sharing costs

Lars Leon, Nancy Kress
2012 Interlending & document supply  
Purpose -This paper is the result of a small cost study of resource sharing services in 23 North American libraries.  ...  The study illustrates a range of costs which reinforce the need for libraries to investigate their own average costs for optimal decisions.  ...  The ILL community has a tremendous track record of sharing.  ... 
doi:10.1108/02641611211239542 fatcat:3lii3jblebfgjnvntemlys33ae

Occipital plagiocephaly: a critical review of the literature

Harold L. Rekate
1997 Neurosurgical Focus  
REVIEW In performing this review of the available medical literature, an attempt was made to use the techniques developed by the head injury guidelines task force in the production of their publication  ...  Of the 89, those with on-line abstracts were scanned, the remainder were obtained via interlibrary loan when needed for scanning of the article itself.  ...  The first finding of this review is that there is a great need for a uniformity of nomenclature in this literature.  ... 
doi:10.3171/foc.1997.2.2.4 fatcat:5dswwercirh3rgni7msnltwffe

Issues related to the adoption of e-books in academic libraries: a literature review

Michelle Kahn
2014 South African Journal of Libraries and Information Science  
In this paper, the obstacles to e-book adoption in academic libraries in general is discussed using a review of the English-language literature published over the period 2007 to 2013.  ...  Issues identified are the changing roles of libraries in the digital age; collection development strategies; complex e-book purchase models offered to libraries; questions of copyright, licensing and digital  ...  The model for e-books, however, is a more sophisticated way of processing requests, much of it automated, with a much-reduced delivery time because of the nature of electronic products.  ... 
doi:10.7553/79-2-141 fatcat:6fak7o5ypzep5dmrw7j3z44peu

From paper to electronic, the evolution of pathfinders: a review of the literature

Luigina Vileno
2007 Reference Services Review  
How to fill out an interlibrary loan form? Troubleshooting information? This would have an impact on the content of the pathfinders.  ...  Topic selection How does one determine how broad or how narrow a topic will be effectively covered in a pathfinder?  ...  1995 Control the use of jargon Kapoun 1995  ... 
doi:10.1108/00907320710774300 fatcat:haqcqqugubgatkvg3xbihvidrm

Activity-Based Costing (ABC) and Time-Driven Activity-Based Costing (TDABC): Applicable Methods for University Libraries?

Kate-Riin Kont, Signe Jantson
2011 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
Methods – This paper reviews and summarizes the literature on cost accounting and costing practices of university libraries.  ...  Objective – This article provides an overview of how university libraries research and adapt new cost accounting models, such as "activity-based costing" (ABC) and "time-driven activity-based costing"  ...  The authors would like to acknowledge the work of Hope Lehmen for assisting with the English writing of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.18438/b8gg8z fatcat:k3yundevtva3vnnoehk3h7cfh4

Basics of Research (part 2): Reviewing the literature

Eric A. Davis, Cheryl Bagley Thompson, Edward A. Panacek
1995 Air Medical Journal  
If the article can be obtained at a local library or through interlibrary loan, this is a less expensive approach and usually is preferable if time is not a critical element.  ...  The literature search is an organized method of reviewing scientific information concerning a particular topic. Its fo cus is on journals.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1067-991x(95)90103-5 pmid:10143543 fatcat:zvau6pmxdfeanbynmesmdpvm2q

Resource Sharing or Cost Shifting? The Unequal Burden of Cooperative Cataloging and ILL in Network

Charles B. Lowry
1990 College and Research Libraries  
INTERLIBRA Y LOAN Interlibrary loan should properly be characterized as interlibrary sacrifice, because we have tended to focus narrowly when determining the cost on a tightly defined range of issues,  ...  In any event, a library choosing in favor of a ''high cost per transaction but a small fixed cost'' would bear the responsiblity for that choice and Interlibrary Loan would cease to be Interlibrary Sacrifice  ... 
doi:10.5860/crl_51_01_11 fatcat:6hpr3njukbgvli7gavjc5skdza

The measurement of satisfaction with healthcare: implications for practice from a systematic review of the literature

R. Crow, H. Gage, S. Hampson, J. Hart, A. Kimber, L. Storey, H. Thomas
2002 Health Technology Assessment  
Non-UK purchasers will have to pay a small fee for post and packing. For European countries the cost is £2 per monograph and for the rest of the world £3 per monograph.  ...  Additionally the HTA website allows you either to pay securely by credit card or to print out your order and then post or fax it.  ...  Article retrieval Articles were retrieved by a variety of means, including interlibrary loans and visiting major libraries.  ... 
doi:10.3310/hta6320 fatcat:vikmd2zvuba7pfkvf33fcaxcba

Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Children with Intellectual and Developmental Disability: A Mega-Review of the Literature

Becky Crowe, Wendy Machalicek, Qi Wei, Christine Drew, Jay Ganz
2021 Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities  
Further summarizing scientific evidence about a specific topic by synthesizing reviews is an area of need to determine practices that have a strong evidence base and to identify areas of methodological  ...  weakness and gaps in the literature.  ...  With increased use, ease of access, and prevalence of technological communication systems, researchers can check in with AAC users and stakeholders without much time and cost investment.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10882-021-09790-0 pmid:33814873 pmcid:PMC8009928 fatcat:nmpz2zci4ze4xov6bwlfkungdq

How One Part-Time Library Staff Member Can Provide Interlibrary Loan Service

Emily Knox
2007 Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Information Supply  
HOW ONE PART-TIME LIBRARY STAFF MEMBER CAN PROVIDE INTERLIBRARY LOAN SERVICE Interlibrary Loan is one of the most important services a library can offer.  ...  Interlibrary loan is an integral part of library service, but it is a time and resource consuming endeavor.  ...  For example, quite a bit of interlibrary loan literature discusses new software and equipment, but it is often impossible for a small department to justify the expense of such products.  ... 
doi:10.1300/j474v17n04_10 fatcat:hnvzss3mmfbm7dvu4n6hbfwezm

The Use of Music in the Treatment and Management of Serious Mental Illness: A Global Scoping Review of the Literature

Tasha L. Golden, Stacey Springs, Hannah J. Kimmel, Sonakshi Gupta, Alyssa Tiedemann, Clara C. Sandu, Susan Magsamen
2021 Frontiers in Psychology  
The purpose of this scoping review was to identify the types and quantity of research at intersections of music and SMIs, document evidentiary gaps and opportunities, and generate recommendations for improving  ...  Music has been studied as a support for SMIs for decades, with promising results; however, a lack of synthesized evidence has precluded increased uptake of and access to music-based approaches.  ...  Great effort was taken by multiple research team members to access all missing texts, using InterLibrary Loan (ILL) requests at multiple research institutions and extensive hand-searches online.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2021.649840 pmid:33868127 pmcid:PMC8044514 fatcat:5bekg6s6xba7pn2rit5kswneqi

The Consolidation of Two Campus Interlibrary Loan Units Into One: A Partnership Between Law and Main Campus

Ruth Sara Connell
2010 Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Information Supply  
In the wake of a projected 15-20% campus-wide budget cut, the two campus libraries investigated ways to work together to reduce costs.  ...  Until July 2009 Valparaiso University had two campus interlibrary loan units, one serving the main campus and the other serving the law school.  ...  An oft discussed topic in interlibrary loan literature is cost analysis. Many articles have been written on how to reduce interlibrary loan costs.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10723030903445924 fatcat:gful5tlmj5e4xaxe4zpbzvd7hq
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