ALIA Information Online 2019 Conference, 11-15 February 2019 Sydney: Infinite Possibilities
This conference paper discusses national resource sharing practices in Australia.
Interlibrary lending (ILL) has been an integral and expected part of library services for years. Today the ILL ecosystem is fragmenting. Collections, technology and legal frameworks of copyright continue to change and the demands on library budgets are complex. User experiences are driving access models, peer-to-peer sharing services are active if not often legal, supplier options have grown, often it is simpler to buy instead of borrow. What do Libraries need to do to make access happen in the 21st century?