Unlocking the Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States


A newly revised Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States was approved in 2016, the 100th anniversary of its first appearance. This presentation outlines the 2-year, iterative revision process undertaken by the ALA RUSA STARS Codes, Guidelines, and Technical Standards Committee, including the results of two public surveys and significant changes to the Interlibrary Loan Code for the United States.

~ Nora Dethloff, M.F.A, M.L.I.S, is the Assistant Head of Information & Access Services at the University of Houston’s M.D. Anderson Library