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OCLC Resource Sharing Growth

The data in this chart shows ILL activity by libraries that use OCLC resource sharing services. It includes the total number of libraries using OCLC Resource Sharing services and the total number of requests created by those libraries. It also includes statistics about the use of Interlibrary Loan Fee Managemenr (IFM) by OCLC Resource Sharing users. Finally, the table shows the current number of libraries that use ILLiad, the ILL management software created by Atlas Systems Inc.

Total number of OCLC ILL users 9,867
Total number of ILL Requests 8,858,368
IFM Users 2,862
IFM Transactions 916,781
IFM ILL charges transferred $ 13,470,052
Libraries using ILLiad 1,200

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