Title

Resource Sharing: An Introduction to the Interlibrary Loan in the United States of America.

Authors

Xue-Ming Bao

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1999

Abstract

This article identifies and discusses three characteristics of the interlibrary loan in the United States of America, including: (1) establishing national standards of interlibrary loan; (2) establishing nationwide online library networks; and (3) establishing multi-level, multi-type cooperative interlibrary loan networks.