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Tiers

Resource sharing between libraries takes many different forms. The following "tiers" of resource sharing distinguish the various types of resource sharing.

LabelDescriptionResponsible PartyMediated/UnmediatedOnline/In-PersonSystemsJIRAExamples
Interlibrary LoanSharing of resources between two libraries that have no formalized relationship.Patron LibraryMediatedOnlineILLiad, Tipasa

Mixed ILS Mediated 

Libraries that are part of a consortial resource sharing network may run different ILSes and utilize external software to mediate requests and borrowing.Patron LibraryMediatedOnlineReshare, Inn-reach, Autographics, Relais, RapidILL

Mixed ILS Unmediated

Libraries that are part of a consortial resource sharing network may run different ILSes and utilize external software to mediate requests and borrowing.

Owning Library???

UnmediatedBothShareIt (Autographics)
https://www.btaa.org/docs/default-source/library/btaaclirecipagreement2016.pdf?sfvrsn=2
Cross-tenant UnmediatedA consortial resource sharing network where all libraries are housed in individual FOLIO tenants (either on the same FOLIO installation or multiples installations) and necessary data exchange occurs across the owning library's and patron library's tenants.Patron Library (though possibly Owning Library in some current cases)UnmediatedBoth

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Single-tenant UnmediatedA resource sharing arrangement within a consortium where each library is set up like a branch library within a single FOLIO tenant. FOLIO's location hierarchy is used to determine loan rules for the consortium. Patron and item databases are shared by all libraries in the consortium.??UnmediatedBothFOLIO

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Terminology

TermDefinition
MediatedA type of circulation activity that requires the patron's library to facilitate the transaction with the owning library on behalf of the patron.
UnmediatedA type of circulation activity that allows a patron to interact directly with the owning library in order to request, recall, borrow, renew, and return.
Owning LibraryThe library that owns the item that is being requested/borrowed.
Patron LibraryThe library with which the patron placing the request is affiliated.
Pickup LibraryThe library where the item is to be picked up.
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