Medicine Hat College located in Medicine Hat, Alberta, has added the Relais Scanning Module to its newly implemented Relais ILL system, hosted by Relais International. The Scanning Module is fully integrated with Relais ILL for seamless electronic delivery of items to patrons and other libraries. Library staff can convert paper documents to electronic format by scanning, or they can use existing electronic documents anywhere on their network for desktop delivery to their patrons. Delivery can be done via FTP to Ariel, Post to Web, Email attachment, or fax.
Relais International Inc is based in Ottawa, Canada and has been selling systems to support interlibrary loan and document delivery services since 1996. Relais International (www.relais-intl.com) assists libraries in implementing intelligent and automated methods to support the delivery of documents. Relais products range from scanning stations through to fully integrated request management, scanning and delivery software suitable for a single library through to a consortium.