>In view of the recent postings on ILLs, this may be of interest:
>I am pleased to announce that The National Library of Scotland
>Inter-Library Services is now offering an electronic document delivery
>(EDD) service to libraries.
>Using Ariel** software we will digitally copy the document you have
>requested and then immediately transmit it to you, either as an E-mail
>attachment or to an IP address, for printing out on a Windows-compatible
>The e-mail option is available to libraries with a system that can read
>MIME (Multipurose Internet Mail Extensions) compliant e-mails and handle
>standard multipage TIFF files. Ariel software is not essential.
>For delivery to an IP address the recipient *must have the Ariel
>The use of a laser printer is recommended but other types may work
>reasonably well, particularly for text only documents.
>Your PC requires Windows 95 or higher and imaging software such as
>Imaging for Windows, which is usually part of the standard Windows
>If we can deliver your photocopy by EDD then, because it produces
>various savings for us, we will accept requests for *photocopies* from
>ED/N-1 stock *without their having to be processed via the Backup
>system* as well as ones from ED/N-2 holdings.
>We will also accept requests via Ariel from libraries which can/wish to
>send them to us in that way. The address to use is [log in to unmask] .
>If you would be interested in registering (no charge!) for our EDD
>service, please contact me on my personal e-mail address as below.
>More information about the service is available on our website at
>More information about Ariel itself is available on
>** [Ariel is a registered trademark of Ariel Corporation, used by the
>Research Libraries Group (RLG) under license.]
>Head, Inter-Library Services
>National Library of Scotland
>33 Salisbury Place
>E-mail (personal): [log in to unmask]
>E-mail (general/ILL): [log in to unmask]
>Tel: +(44)(0)131-466 3815 (direct)
> +(44)(0)131-226 4531 Ext. 3315 (via switchboard)
>Fax: +(44)(0)131-466 3814 (direct)
>Ariel: [log in to unmask]
Mrs Carol Primrose, M.A., A.L.A., F.S.A.Scot.,
Glasgow Archaeological Society.