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I know academic libraries better than public ones, but any public libraries who are customers of ILLiad (see list at http://www.oclc.org/common/cgi-oclc/
or customers of Ariel, or who choose to use the free Odyssey software that is also part of ILLiad, are using (or could use) these systems to transmit articles for ILL purposes. Most of the time, the article is scanned and then transmitted, but born-digital articles can also be sent this way. And this doesn't count all the libraries who informally send articles via email to the other library if the other library doesn't use one of those software packages. The technology is there, and it clearly is being used by all kinds of libraries that participate in the OCLC-centered ILL system.

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