ATG Book of the Week of August 1, 2011
Interlibrary Loan Practices Handbook. Third Edition. Edited by Cherie L. Weible and Karen L. Janke. Chicago: American Library Association, 2011. 9780838910818. 131 pages.
As consortia and other library partnerships share ever larger fractions of their collections, this book gives library staff the tools necessary for a smoothly functioning ILL system. There is an excellent section regarding U.S. Copyright and Interlibrary loan practice which deals with electronic delivery. This is the third edition of Virginia Boucher’s (Professor of Libraries, Emerita, University of Colorado, Boulder) famous ILL Handbook.