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ERIC Number: ED273291
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jun
Pages: 129
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Technical Services Cost Studies in ARL Libraries. SPEC Kit 125.
Hoerman, Heidi Lee
Based on a survey of Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries in February 1986, this kit is designed to illustrate a wide range of alternative approaches to analyzing the costs of technical services. The kit consists of the following unedited primary-source documents: (1) SPEC Technical Services Costs Survey (Three-Year Update) February 3, 1986, form and results of survey; (2) SPEC Flyer Number 89, "Technical Services Cost Studies in ARL Libraries"; (3) Statistical Questionnaire on Cataloging Activities in Quebec University Libraries and the Bibliotheque Nationale du Quebec (Laval University); (4) Management Information System/MIS reports (University of Waterloo); (5) Plan and Task List for a Technical Services Review (Rutgers University); (6) Law Library Review 1982, Technical Services Study (University of Saskatchewan); (7) General Technical Services Processing Costs (Vanderbilt University); (8) Time per Item Statistics Comparing a Current Operation with an Integrated Library System (National Agriculture Library); (9) Costs Associated with the Card Catalog (University of Oregon); and (10) Retrospective Conversion (Iowa State University). A brief overview of survey findings and a bibliography are also included. (KM)
Systems and Procedures Exchange Center, Office of Management Studies, 1527 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20036 ($20.00 per issue; subscriptions available).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DC. Office of Management Studies.