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EFTS Award- Penn State University College of Medicine

The Harrell Library provides ILL services that charge back to the individual or department any related fees. Despite efforts to obtain items through reciprocal arrangements and from free lenders, this is a hardship for our students (medical, graduate, nursing). This award will allow us to provide ILL documents to students at a reduced cost and promote our services to this group of users; it may also determine if the current average cost of $11 is a barrier for this specific group's use of ILL services. Observations from this process may demonstrate our need to adjust current practices regarding this user population.

Pennsylvania State University
George T. Harrell Library of the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Funded Dates: 
Tuesday, September 30, 2008 to Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Funding Amount: 
Consumers - General Public