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ERIC Number: EJ101167
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1974
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State-Wide Contracts for Library Materials: An Analysis of the Attendant Dysfunctional Consequences
Boyer, Calvin J.
College and Research Libraries, 35, 2, 86-94, Mar 74
A survey of state purchasing agencies, libraries, and book wholesalers has revealed that any small savings in purchasing books by state-wide contract on the basis of high-discount is more than offset by the extra time and money spent in coping with inadequate service and large back-order files. (LS)
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