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Re: electronic of microfilm for ILL?


Has it been necessary for you to negotiate special license agreements with
the ejournal providers that allow you to print out articles to fill
interlibrary loans?

And, are there any ejournal providers that would allow you (ie, the
California Digital Library) to fill ILL requests without printing the
article first?  That is, do any allow you to send pdfs by email, for

Susan J. Barnes
Network Librarian, Resource Sharing
Health Sciences Library Box 357155
University of Washington
Seattle, WA  98195

(206)221-7425 voice
(206)543-2469 fax

On Thu, 4 Jan 2001, Beverlee French wrote:

> Date: Thu,  4 Jan 2001 18:54:59 EST
> From: Beverlee French <beverlee.french@ucop.edu>
> Reply-To: liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu
> To: liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu,
>      "'liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu'" <liblicense-l@lists.yale.edu>
> Subject: Re: electronic of microfilm for ILL?
> At the California Digital Library we have worked very hard to assure that
> we have the ability to print out from the electronic and fulfill a
> legitimate interlibrary loan request.  Most of our ejournal licenses do
> allow for this; a few do not.
> Beverlee A. French  
> Associate University Librarian
> Director, Shared Content
> California Digital Library
> University of California
> 300 Lakeside Drive 6th Floor
> Oakland, CA 94612-3550
> (510)987-0425  fax:  (510)893-5212
> e-mail:  beverlee.french@ucop.edu
> ____
> At 05:13 PM 1/4/01 -0500, Resnick, Rachel wrote:
> >We're under a big space crunch here, plus our staff would like electronic
> >access to our subscriptions.  I'd like to switch every subscription over
> >to electronic format, but I have heard that most publishers will not allow
> >a library to use the electronic format for interlibrary loan--Is that the
> >general understanding among you folks, or are there particular publishers
> >that give you carte blanche regardless of format?
> >
> >Accordingly, in order to comply with electronic licenses and to deal with
> >our space limitations, if we are unable to use electronic subscriptions
> >for ILL, I was thinking of subscribing to both electronic and microfilm.
> >Can I purchase a microfilm version, skipping the print altogether, or do
> >most publishers insist that you purchase print and replace it with
> >microfilm?  I don't want to have to buy the same journal in three
> >formats--we don't have that kind of money. Is it ok to use microfilm for
> >ILL if I haven't bought the print version?
> >
> >
> >Rachel Resnick, MS
> >Manager, Library Services
> >Doylestown Hospital
> >595 W. State St.
> >Doylestown, PA  18901
> >215-345-2310
> >215-345-2541 (fax)