ERIC Number: ED214534
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-May
Reference Count: 0
Fees for Service. SPEC Kit #74.
Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.
Issues involved in user fees for library services at research libraries are discussed in 29 papers in six sections: (1) general fees for service policies, focusing on library service proposals to the non-University of British Columbia community and including fees to off-campus users at the Universities of Miami and Michigan; (2) effects of fees, describing loans to extramural borrowers at the University of British Columbia; (3) delivery and photocopy services, discussing those at UCLA Biomedical Library, Case Western Reserve University and the Universities of Pittsburgh and California/Berkeley; (4) interlibrary loan, identifying charges at Cornell University and the Universities of Pennsylvania, California/Berkeley, and Tennessee/Knoxville; (5) online search services, highlighting costs at the Universities of Georgia, Tennessee, New Mexico, and British Columbia, Michigan State University, Temple University, Southern Illinois University, Brigham Young University, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and identifying databases available at Northwestern University Library; and (6) Communication with users, discussing visitor use of libraries at Harvard University, the Universities of Chicago, British Columbia, and California/Santa Barbara as well as the Regional Information and Communication Exchange at Rice University and Information Transfer Source at the University of Michigan. A brief overview of the background and issues is provided. (RBF)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Databases, Fees, Higher Education, Interlibrary Loans, Library Services, Online Systems, Policy, Position Papers, Reference Services, Reprography, Research Libraries
SPEC, ARL Office of Management Studies, 1527 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($15.00, prepaid).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.
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