Title

BONUS Plus: unmediated online requesting among libraries in three Australian states

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Wilson, K 2008, 'BONUS Plus: unmediated online requesting among libraries in three Australian states', Online Currents, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 205-209.

Abstract

BONUS Plus, a resource sharing network of seven libaries was established in September 2007. Four Victorian libraries - Deakin University, the University of Ballarat, the University of Melbourne, and Victoria University - joined the University of Technology, Sydney and the University of Newcastle. Murdoch University in Western Australia joined in 2008. BONUS Plus members contribute to a shared catalogue twhich allows all staff and students of member libraries to place online unmediated requests for monographs. This article outlines the development and benefits of the BONUS Plus network.