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SEEDS (South and East of England Document Supply) scheme with KSS HLN, WISHILL, EDEN and LENDS

Please scroll down for details of the scheme itself.


South East (Kent, Surrey, Sussex)

KSS HLN (formerly also known as SENDS) – click SouthEastLibrarySearch on the left – it is now a single search for journals and books (formerly there were separate searches) and you can filter the search results by books or journals. 
For the KSS library directory please carry out a search of HLISD browsing on network of KSS.

Note that with regard to ‘last resort’ status, KSS does not have a webpage similar to the SWIMS Network last resort webpage.  They notify each other on the KSS email list, and we understand that this function is also managed internally by the KSS library management system.  So there isn’t a way that SWIMS libraries can check in advance before applying to a KSS library – they will be informed of inability to supply for this and any other reason when they request from the KSS library in question.

West Midlands
WISHILL catalogue
Please ignore the ‘Request’ option against the holdings statements on the WISHILL catalogue – this is only available for use by WISHILL member libraries. 
There is currently no arrangement for loaning of books.


East of England

ELMS Library Catalogue – for journals – also known as EDEN
username: cat_asp
password: edISrUs
EDEN directory (same login)
ELMS Library Catalogue – for books – “use the “EEL library information” link on the right hand side of the screen to find the contact details of the library”.  Loans are on a case-by-case basis.
Do not apply to CM – University of Cambridge Medical Library, Addenbrookes Hospital


London

London Health Libraries Catalogue (also known as LENDS).  Different sections for books and journals.  “Green will be our 1st resources libraries (NWP and BHL), in amber GEO (St George’s Library) that charges and in red last resort”
LENDS directory

 

Document supply scheme

Following on from a pilot Nov 2014 to Mar 2015, there is now a scheme for document supply between the five networks.  WISHILL was added in Dec 2016.  This is focussed on journal article supply; book loaning is at the discretion of individual libraries (though WISHILL is not participating in book loaning).   If you need to create a library record on SWIMS in order to lend a book, please follow these instructions.

Here in the SWIMS Network we are to approach the other networks in the following order:

1. SWIMS Network, 2. KSS HLN, 3. WISHILL 4. EDEN, 5. LENDS

Note that in accordance with the SWIMS Network Inter-Library Document Supply policy it is no longer necessary to use libraries in your own LETB area before libraries elsewhere in the Network, however please do take into consideration postage costs, and use libraries equitably regardless of location code alphabetical order.

*Please state clearly on any request to another network that you belong to the SWIMS Network – it has been agreed that all participants will state their network*

Statistical reporting

During the pilot libraries were asked to record document supply and loans to each network.  This will be reinstated for the period Jan-Mar 2017 to ensure that the balance is now maintained with the addition of the West Midlands. 

 

The other networks have the following priority order:

South London – LENDS, KSS HLN, SWIMS, EDEN, WISHILL

North London – LENDS, EDEN, KSS HLN, WISHILL, SWIMS

KSS HLN – KSS HLN, SWIMS, LENDS, WISHILL, EDEN

EDEN – EDEN, WISHILL, LENDS, KSS HLN, SWIMS

WISHILL – WISHILL, EDEN, LENDS, SWIMS, KSS HLN