Tag Archives: document delivery

Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) to form document delivery network

(1 November 2018) Gathering at Tsinghua University on November 1-2, 2018, 15 Library Directors of the Asian Universities Alliance (AUA) signed an agreement to form a document delivery network. The 15 founding members of AUA will provide a barrier-free document delivery and exchange service. Initiated by Tsinghua University in 2017, AUA is an Asia regional […]


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Oxford University Press extends partnership with DeepDyve

(14 March 2018) DeepDyve and Oxford University Press today announced that Oxford University Press (OUP) has agreed to make over 400 journals available via DeepDyve’s innovative scholarly journal rental platform. The collaboration follows a successful pilot program dating back to 2012 whereby OUP made a subset of its titles available via DeepDyve. “We’re pleased to […]


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Call for Papers: The IFLA’s Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section is organizing an open session during the 2018 WLIC in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

(22 December 2017) The theme is Transform Resource Sharing-exceed expectations. IFLA invites papers of all sorts but are especially interested in hearing your experience from the field regarding a broader aspect of ‘sharing’ resources and ideas of users’ perspectives and expectations. The topics of interests include but are not limited to: Resource sharing activities of […]


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Unpaywall due for release 4th April

(22 March 2017) Get full-text of research papers as you browse, using Unpaywall’s index of ten million legal, open-access articles. Scholars upload their papers to free, legal servers online but getting links to them can be onerous. By using a browser extension, Unpaywall searches the web for the papers you want, bringing open access direct […]


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Ingenta agrees landmark collaboration with CEPIEC in China

(15 February 2017, Oxford) Ingenta has signed an agreement with China Educational Publications Import & Export Corporation Ltd (CEPIEC), which will enable publishers on Ingenta Connect to market and sell their content to Chinese researchers and institutions. The two year deal with China’s largest academic digital resource importer will provide international publishers who host their […]


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The British Library withdraws its International Non-Commercial Document Supply (INCD) Service from 1 July 2016

(1 July 2016) Since the overseas Library Privilege service was replaced with the INCD Service in January 2012, the Library has seen a significant decline in requests from overseas non-commercial organisations and demand for the INCD Service has reduced to a level where the service is no longer sustainable. On termination of the service overseas […]


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Who’s downloading pirated papers? EVERYONE

In rich and poor countries researchers turn to the Sci-Hub website (28 April 2016) Science has published an article by John Bohannon which quantifies the use of Sci-Hub, the go-to website for pirated scientific papers. He explores the cost of document delivery from legitimate services and why researchers turn to the free and copyright-busting alternatives. […]


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Document supply of grey literature and open access: Ten years later

(24 August 2015) The paper, by Joachim Schöpfel  aims to investigate the impact of the open access movement on the document supply of grey literature. The paper is based on a comparative survey of five major scientific and technical information centres: The British Library (UK), KM (Canada), INIST-CNRS (France), KISTI (South Korea) and TIB Hannover (Germany). […]


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British Library and Publishing Technology make Document Supply Service content available via ingentaconnect

(14 July 2015) The British Library and Publishing Technology today announced a new partnership which will make 5,400 new journal and book titles available via the ingentaconnect online platform. Further details here.


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OCLC and the British Library offer new option for fast, flexible document delivery

(8 January 2015, Dublin, Ohio) OCLC and the British Library now offer a new option for fast, flexible purchase from the British Library Document Supply Service that enables library staff to confirm the availability of required documents before placing an order, and provides a wide range of choices for delivery and price. Rather than sending […]


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DeepDyve selects Reprints Desk to expand access to full text articles

(Los Angeles, Calif. and Sunnyvale, Calif., 8 April 2013)  – Reprints Desk Inc. and DeepDyve Inc., the leading online rental service for scholarly and professional research articles, announced today an agreement to expand access to full text articles for registered DeepDyve.com users by supplementing DeepDyve’s existing article rental and PDF purchasing service with an expanded […]


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