[plt-scheme] Scheme Literature

From: Jeffrey Stephens (jsteve17 at tampabay.rr.com)
Date: Mon Jan 5 18:49:24 EST 2004

On Monday 05 January 2004 18:48, you wrote:
> > Interlibrary Loan anyway only works if there's some other affiliated
> > library that has a copy of the book you want.  Even in many parts of
> > the US, this is not a substantial collection -- certainly not "any
> > book you like".
> >
> > Shriram
>   I must be lucky then.  I am a member of the Hillsborough County Public
> Library in Tampa, Florida.  Here, they have two Interlibrary Loan services,
> one called AlleyCat and the other called WorldCat.  AlleyCat lists books
> available within Florida, and WorldCat is just as its name implies.  I
> suppose that I have gotten several hundred books through these services.  I
> have "Never" searched for a book that wasn't available, though I have
> encountered a few cases where the lender refused to lend the book through
> WorldCat (rare).  I frequently use WorldCat to get college textbooks
> because these can be enormously expensive (often over $120 US).
>   My girlfriend uses another system.  She orders the book through Barnes &
> Noble then returns it for a full refund before the 30day refund period is
> up.
> Regards,
> JeffS

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