The future of global resource sharing
In this chapter, the authors discuss future trends in global resource sharing and the impact they will have on international interlibrary loan practices. Using PEST/ SWOT analysis techniques, a group of five major trends are listed and a set of three possible scenarios are proposed. The chapter closes with a call to action.
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Our future is neither predetermined nor predictable: it is rather something that lies within our hands to be shaped and molded by the choices we make in the present time.