Electronic Document Delivery: Funding Available!
Over the past two years, email delivery of documents has increased from 4.5% to 27%, and document delivery by mail has dropped from 64% to 36%.
Are you looking for financial assistance in implementing or improving EDD at your library? Five awards of up to $2,000 each are now available from the NN/LM PNR for DOCLINE libraries in AK, ID, MT, OR, and WA. This funding is to support implementation of Internet and/or Web EDD service or improvement of existing EDD services. Purchase of computers or printers is outside the scope of this award. This funding can be used for:
* scanning or document imaging equipment and/or
* software for Internet or Web-based transmission of documents
Need some ideas or inspiration? Since 2003, 12 libraries in the Pacific Northwest Region have been successful in securing funding in order to improve their EDD. Read about some of them here.
Submissions are due on October 31, 2005. For a link to the online submission form and more information, please visit the full announcement at our website. Note: links to outdated information have been removed.
Questions? Please email Andrea Ryce (firstname.lastname@example.org).