The Charles M. Cooper Library at UNU-MERIT provides other services beyond access to the electronic and print collections. As a specialised research library several other services are also offered:
The Charles M. Cooper Library offers access to four different InterLibrary Loan networks:
The Dutch NCC system
The British Library Document Supply
The IFLA Voucher Scheme
The UNU system
Requests are to be placed via email to the library at: firstname.lastname@example.org
This service is only for UNU-MERIT and affiliated staff / students.
Current awareness services have always been an integral part of research library services and the Charles M. Cooper has supplied these in various forms over the years.
There are currently two dedicated user terminals in the library, each with a separate set of resources. There is also a remote access option for the institute’s staff and students. For availability and use please ask at the library desk.
Photocopying / Scanning
The library offers the opportunity to copy or scan parts of publications, within copyright law, to its users. This is a free service.
Literature research in online databases and other resources is available upon request, as is help in compiling and correcting reference lists for publications.
Research Information Literacy
Personal assistance in, and guides to, information retrieval are available for any new user and on request.