Presentations 2017

Keynote Karen Blakeman: The future of search: technology, politics and humansRoxanne Grimmett: Workflows without barriers

Jo Cox: BL update

Ed Davidson: OCLC’s new ILL management system ‘Tipasa’ and UK ILL
Ben Watson & Matthias Werner: Accessibility and the opportunities for document delivery

Alison Dyer: Thinking outside of the box when sourcing documents

Eva Dann: Interlibrary Loans at Royal Holloway: Removing barriers

James Bennett: An update on the CLA’s document delivery and library services

James Shaw: The Bodleian Libraries: developing an online inter-loan request form

Katherine Hughes: Beyond ILL: meeting students’ needs with a purchase-on-demand project at York St John University
FIL committee: Workshop

FIL @ BL Presentations

Talk 1: Copyright

Kate Vasili

Copyright Officer
Middlesex University

Talk 2: Inter Library Loans (ILL) at the University of Hertfordshire (UH) – using the Koha Open source LMS and the British Library API for unmediated ILL requests.

Sarah Halliday
Information Collections Consultant

Talk 3: British Library – part 1  part 2

Sam Tillett/Richard Ebdon

Head of Business Development/Business Development Manager, British Library

Talk 4: Public library eBooks – a different perspective

Andy Holland
Sales Director
Askews and Holts Library Services Ltd.

Presentation now available for Interlend 2016

Day 1 (27th June)

10.35-11.30 Keynote Simon Bullett: Learn
fast, lean forward: practical deployment of CI thinking, tools and capability
in the Department for Education

Reccomended article: The Lean Library

11.30-12.15 Tricia Rey and David Law: Streamlining document supply across the
NHS in England in 2016: the challenges of implementing a national scheme

12.15-13.00 Graham Titley: “It’s that law
that’s the problem!” : everyday with copyright

14.00-14.45 Kate Ebdon: BL update

The videos for this presentation are too large to upload – please email if you require the full presentation.

14.45-15.30 Beth Parry: Supplying from
Special Collections

16.00 – 16.45 William Nixon: Open access,
institutional repositories and their impact on interlibrary loans

(presentation coming soon…)


Day 2 (28th June)


09.30-10.15 Kate Vasili and James Bennett: Interlibrary
Loan Supply for Higher Education Course Readings: the practitioner’s journey
to EHESS and integration

10.45 – 11.30 Katie Birch: Using OCLC’s
WorldShare Interlibrary loan in the UK: considerations, best practice and

11.30 – 12.15 Graham Titley: So you think you
know Copyright? : Let’s reassess!



13.15-14.00 Claudio Svaluto: Introducing
electronic supply to an academic library inter-library loans department: the case of the Albert Sloman Library

14.00 – 14.45 Chris Thorpe and Nicola Cook: Inheriting
interlending – making sense, connections and developments or Everything you
wanted to know about interlending but were afraid to ask

15.15-16.00 Chris Beevers: PDA fulfilling
ILL (or the other way round?) at the University of Huddersfield

Interlend 2015 presentations are now available!

Interlend 2015 Conference:  Interlending at the crossroads?

The Midland Hotel, Manchester, 29th-30th June 2015


Monday 29th June

Keynote Day 1:  Visitors and Residents – Useful Social Media in LibrariesNed Potter

Investigating Interlending Resource Discovery, Sharing and CooperationBriony Birdi and Sophie Rutter

EThOS– Sarah Gould

Effective Communication Tips Everybody’s Talking About – Gareth Johnson

Revamping the Interlibrary Loans Department at the University of Winchester – Dawn Downes

British Library UpdateKate Ebdon

FIL Benchmarking Project Workshop – Chris Beevers and Su Fagg


Tuesday 30th June

AGM:  Chair’s Report

Keynote Day 2: Threats and opportunities – navigating in stormy watersMike McGrath

Notes to accompany Mike’s presentation

Using Patron Driven Acquisitions to satisfy Interlibrary Loans at the University of SussexAnnette Moore

The rise of open accessLucy Lambe

CopyrightLisa Redlinski

Leaning ILLs at NottinghamLynn Brown & Celia Hudson

Waste catsNotes to accoumpany Lynn and Celia’s presentation



FIL @ Boston Spa 2014 Presentations

The Forum for Interlending day at the British Library Document Supply Centre, Boston Spa took place on Friday 29 November 2014 – copies of the presentations given by the speakers on the day are available below.

All presentations are provided as PDFs where possible

Cost cutting consortia
Claudia Howard (Partnership support office, NWLP)

Copyright briefing
Chris Morrison (Copyright & licencing compliance office, University of Kent)

British Library – document supply and more…
Kate Ebdon (Customer services liaison & key account support manager, British Library)

Future of Interlending workshop
Sandra DeRoy (Chair of FIL) and Marjory Lobban (Membership secretary of FIL)

2014 FIL Conference Presentations


Interlend 2014 Conference: Northern Exposure: Marketing & Bench Marking for the Future

The Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh, 23rd–24th June, 2014

All presentations are provided as PDFs where possible.


Monday 23rd June 2014

Keynote – More than just pretty pictures: marketing and branding your library – Antony Brewerton

New DDS using BL API (1) (2) :  Stephen Winch and Ann Lees (NHS Education for Scotland)

Suncat – the new interface: Zena Mulligan

Reviewing & overhauling the document delivery service at the University of Kent: Matthias Werner

OA Resources – what they are & how to find them: Leah Maughan

7 step marketing toolkit: Kay Grieves


Tuesday 24th June 2014


Copyright update: Emily Stannard

OCLC – Article Exchange: A new era of document delivery: Ed Davidson

OA resources (1) (2) – fulfilling ILR: Caroline Rauter & Lynette Summers

Doc Del: changes at Edinburgh: Marjory Lobban

Doing more with less; marketing and maintaining ILL services in today’s austere environment: Kate Ebdon (British Library)

British Library – Store or service: Marketing BLDSS in the 21st century: Alice Moore

FIL AGM Chair’s Report