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Can Artificial Intelligence lead us to a smarter ILL future or other library services?

29 April 2024

    Recent technological developments have revolutionized the field of librarianship, as in every other field. Studies show that artificial intelligence can improve many library services such as reference services, document distribution and resource sharing, bookshelves and shelf reading, cataloging, and metadata creation In this webinar will also discuss personalized recommendations for library users based on their research habits and interests and all applications of AI in library complex service areas.  

    Relationships, Not Just Technologies: Why Connections Matter for Global Resource Sharing

    14 February 2024

      The IFLA DDRS Webinar Series invites you to explore the human side of interlibrary loan in an upcoming English-language webinar. Join Peter Bae and Ibrahim Farah as they emphasize the importance of building connections and fostering understanding in library resource sharing. Through practical insights and real-life examples, they demonstrate how prioritizing meaningful relationships can enhance professional growth and amplify the impact of library services. Discover how communication, empathy, and goodwill can revolutionize your professional relationships and elevate resource sharing in libraries.

      18th IFLA ILDS Conference Website Revealed! 🌐 Join Us!

      31 January 2024

        📚 Exciting News for Librarians, Publishers, and Information Specialists! 🌐 Unveiling the 18th IFLA Interlending and Document Supply Conference "Global to Local: Diversity and Inclusiveness in Resource Sharing" website []. Join us in shaping the future of resource sharing! #InterlendingConference #ResourceSharing #DocumentSupply #KnowledgeExchange 🚀 Stay Updated: 📅 Explore the latest updates, session details, and key announcements on our regularly updated website. From the conference agenda to speaker profiles and interactive sessions, find everything you need to plan your personalized experience.

        New IFLA Professional Report: Document Delivery and Resource Sharing: Global Perspectives

        15 January 2024

          The IFLA Document Delivery and Resource Sharing Section Standing Committee (DDRS) shares an open-access publication, "Document Delivery and Resource Sharing: Global Perspectives." This comprehensive guide covers various aspects of operational resource sharing, including background, systems overview, copyright, technology, content management, and operations.

          Document Delivery and Digital Inclusion

          27 November 2023

            Promoting digital inclusion is an essential goal for libraries around the world, particularly so in the fields of resource sharing and document delivery. When libraries were closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Document Delivery and Resource Sharing section launched the RSCVD (Resource Sharing during COVID) service, an innovative crowdsourced initiative which enabled libraries to continue to meet the information needs of their communities while working remotely. Read more about progress on this ongoing IFLA DDRS service.

            Resource Sharing: A Key Pillar of Open - Final Conference of the HERMES Project

            3 February 2023

              Save the date for the final conference of the HERMES project on resource sharing, bringing together librarians, researchers, students and advocates for a knowledge commons in order to share tools, learn lessons, and identify future needs in the field of resource sharing. The conference takes place on 18 April 2023 at the National Library of the Netherlands in The Hague, with training on 19 April.