July 16th, 2010
Using E-ZBorrow is about to get easier as software changes will streamline the book-borrowing process.
“Users will appreciate the upgrades that we’ve made,” said Dan Iddings, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Academic Library Consortium, Inc, (PALCI). “The new E-ZBorrow eliminates a few steps and provides an advance search option. Searches will be faster and more effective.”
PALCI, a group of academic libraries with a reciprocal lending and borrowing agreement, developed E-ZBorrow in 2004. The resource, which is a self-serve version of interlibrary loan, enables a user to search the library holdings of more than 50 colleges and universities and then request that a book be sent to a library on his or her campus. The new website, powered by Relais software, becomes operational this fall.
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