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November 18, 2013

(Reprint Desk) Reprints Desk and the Boston Library Consortium announced that Reprints Desk’s A-Z Academic Document Delivery Collection for full-text retrieval of scholarly research papers will be made available to BLC’s 17 member academic and research institutions. BLC member institutions will benefit through group purchase pricing incentives when they use Reprints Desk’s external document delivery services and award-winning Article Galaxy software platform to retrieve scholarly journal articles that are not available via subscriptions. Reprints Desk will also work with libraries to analyze actual and projected content acquisition costs to best ensure that inter-library loan and document delivery services are used cost effectively.

October 18, 2013

(Boston Library Consortium) Reprints Desk and the Boston Library Consortium announced that Reprints Desk’s A-Z Academic Document Delivery Collection for full-text retrieval of scholarly research papers will be made available to BLC’s 17 member academic and research institutions. BLC member institutions will benefit through group purchase pricing incentives when they use Reprints Desk’s external document delivery services and award-winning Article Galaxy software platform to retrieve scholarly journal articles that are not available via subscriptions. Reprints Desk will also work with libraries to analyze actual and projected content acquisition costs to best ensure that inter-library loan and document delivery services are used cost effectively.

March 31, 2003

(Dynix) Dynix announced that the Boston Library Consortium has successfully launched the first NCIP-based interlibrary loan program. The Virtual Catalog Project uses the Dynix Universal Resource Sharing Application to enable users to make loan requests among disparate ILS systems. Dynix is the first company to deploy an ILL solution that incorporates the newly adopted NISO Z39.83 Circulation Interchange Protocol (NCIP).

April 2000

(epixtech, inc.) The Boston Library Consortium, which consists of 16 Boston-area university libraries, has recently installed epixtech''s Universal Resource Sharing Application, a dynamic resource sharing system licensed by epixtech, inc., based in Provo, Utah.

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