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Yes, this has been reported  & brought to my attention.
Thank you,
Michelle Burda

On 12/6/2012 2:06 PM, Nichols, William wrote:
> Yup.  Freeshare group ILLs are & always have been, literally by definition, no-charge, period.  If the lending FS lib wants to charge "just because" another FS lib is *also* EFTS, *they're* the ones who need to [ahem] be editing their profile, not the requester....
>
> Bill
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> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Weiss, Ardis
> Sent: Thursday, December 06, 2012 1:45 PM
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> Subject: Re: Question about FreeShare on Docline
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> Julie's comment is right on target.  The lending library is in error, and has apparently been mishandling things "for years" by their own admission.
>   
> Ardis Weiss
> Resource Specialist
> San Antonio Community Hospital
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> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List on behalf of Julie Stielstra
> Sent: Thu 12/6/2012 10:37 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Question about FreeShare on Docline
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>
> Wow - this doesn't sound right!  I'm also both a FreeShare library and
> EFTS.  My understanding is: FreeShare libraries do NOT charge other
> FreeShare libraries - that's kind of the point, isn't it?  EFTS is an
> option for situations in which you WOULD charge another library:
> non-FreeShare, non-reciprocal, libraries who would charge you - without
> having to invoice.
>
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 12:30 PM, seconlibrary <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
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>> Hi,
>>
>>
>> I am a member of FreeShare on Docline. Recently another FreeShare library
>> charged me for an article.
>>
>>
>> Is this acceptable?
>>
>>
>> My understanding is FreeShare libraries do not charge each other.
>>
>>
>> Below is the email conversation I had with the library (names left out).
>>
>>
>> Just wondering what people on the listserv think.
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>> *Me*: Hi, I was wondering why you charged me for an article when I am a
>> member of FreeShare?
>>
>> *
>> *
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>> *Them: Because you are also a member of EFTS.*
>>
>>
>> *Me:* Your copy charges say you don't charge for FreeShare:  *Free
>> Reciprocal Interlibrary Loan Group - 0.00*
>>
>> *
>> *
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>> *Them:** We do charge EFTS libraries however.  There are a number of those
>> libraries that we have been charging for years, even if they happen to be
>> FreeShare also. If you don't want to be charged, don't mention EFTS on your
>> requests and don't put $11.00 as the amount you're willing to pay.
>> Otherwise, take us out of your Docline cells.*
>> * *
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>> * *
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