Interlibrary Loan Options With Digital Equipment

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Journal of Interlibrary Loan, Document Delivery & Electronic Reserve, ISSN: 1072-303X, Vol: 25, Issue: 1-2, Page: 15-24

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David Mark Zopfi-Jordan
Informa UK Limited
Social Sciences
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Technology has changed over time for interlibrary loan; digital equipment now gives opportunities to deliver requests without damaging rare or fragile materials. Examples of the equipment are cameras, flat bed scanners, form feed scanners, iPhones, iPads, handheld scanning wands, microreel scanners, and microfiche scanners. In this article, we will take a look at uses for copying rare books and uses of digital equipment to fill interlibrary loan requests.