Addenda #12: NCIP

Question:

What does the HMCPL currently use the NCIP connection for? 

Answer:

Currently, HMCPL does not use NCIP but instead uses Z39.50.  However, we wanted to include this protocol in the RFP to ensure future product compatibility.  While we’re not using it right now, there is the possibility that our state library service will use it in the future and we are a part of their interlibrary loan cooperative.