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ERIC Number: EJ124594
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1975
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Allocating the Book Budget: An Economic Model
Gold, Steven D.
College and Research Libraries, 36, 5, 397-402, Sep 75
A model is presented in which the division of library resources among competing interests is based upon considerations of economic efficiency. It is argued that allocation decisions should depend upon the prospective usage rate of materials, explicit value judgments about how much such use contributes to the university's goals, and costs. (Author)
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