British Library On Demand service extends to ‘least developed countries’

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The On Demand document supply service provided by the British Library to non-commercial UK institutions has been extended to institutions in countries characterised by the United Nations as ‘least developed’.

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One of the Library’s core aims is the advancement of knowledge throughout the world, and the extension of the document supply service is intended to support scientists and researchers in countries which have limited access to research materials.

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