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Interlibrary lending services: a comparative study of Britain and Kenya

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posted on 11.05.2017, 14:02 authored by Patrick G. Wanyama
This study examines interlibrary lending in Britain and through comparison it provides suggestions for more effective and efficient interlibrary lending in Kenya. Detailed information on the infrastructure of the British interlibrary lending system is provided. A questionnaire survey of the public, academic and special libraries gave information on use of BLDSC, regional library bureaux and cooperative schemes, the volume of interlibrary lending transactions, extent of use of catalogues and guides, online services and transport schemes in lending. Also the common problems of interlending were interlibrary identified. Recommendations are made against a background of the infrastructure of Kenyan libraries and relevant legislation.

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  • Information Science

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© P.G. Wanyama

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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1993

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A Masters Dissertation, submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Arts degree of Loughborough University

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en

Qualification name

MA

Qualification level

Masters

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