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KITS: a national system for document supply in Turkey

Çimen, Ertuğrul and Tuğlu, Ayhan and Manyas, Mehmet and Çelikbaş, Sema and Çelikbaş, Zeki (2010) KITS: a national system for document supply in Turkey. Interlending & Document Supply, 38 (1). pp. 58-66. ISSN 0264-1615

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/02641611011025398

Abstract

Purpose - The paper aims to describe a new national system for resource sharing and document supply in Turkey. Design/methodology/approach - The paper takes a historical and descriptive approach. Findings KITS has been very successful in linking academic and other institutions in Turkey to an effective and efficient system of document supply. This is illustrated by figures provided on its expansion in the last two years. Practical implications The paper is useful for all librarians concerned with national document supply systems, especially in the developing world. Originality/value - This is the first published review of the national system that is transforming document supply in Turkey, and it deals frankly with the obstacles that KITS faces, at the same time indicating the ways in which success has been achieved.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Interlending; Document supply; Turkey
Subjects:Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
ID Code:13907
Deposited By:Mehmet Manyas
Deposited On:16 Apr 2010 10:43
Last Modified:25 May 2011 14:18

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