> I was only thinking that if any ILS had the ability to handle book
> it would be through creative use of ILL, as no other common function
> anything to do with a library borrowing a book. So, while looking
> available ILSs, ILL was the functionality I was most curious about.
> And I
> agree that even creative use of ILL is probably not good enough.
ILL is a _lot_ more complicated than simple borrowing. Almost all ILS systems have a mechanism to handle simple borrowing. Only a few are designed to handle ILL.
> Out of curiosity, where does the difficulty of implementing borrowing
It _isn't_ that difficult. As I said above, it is ILL that is difficult. If what you really want is support for borrowing, then you don't need to require ILL support. Say what you _really_ want, not what you assume you need in order to get that.
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