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PEST and SWOT analysis of international interlibrary loan

Abstract:

In this chapter, we use two business analysis techniques PEST (Political, Economic, Social and Technological) and SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats) to identify external and internal factors influencing the challenges and benefits of international interlibrary loan.

Key words

PEST

SWOT

interlibrary loan

strategic planning

business analysis techniques

decision making

international

global

Introduction

International interlibrary loan is heavily influenced by external political, economic, social and technological factors. These factors, in turn, have a daily impact on how effective and efficient we can be in sharing library materials across borders. In ...

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