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ERIC Number: EJ134844
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Publication Date: 1976
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Estimating Lost Volumes in a University Library Collection
Niland, Powell; Kurth, William
College and Research Libraries, 37, 2, 128-36, Mar 76
This study employed standard sampling theory to make a study of library book losses, but unlike previously reported studies, the investigators instituted periodic searches for volumes missing after the original search. Over a period of two years and nine months, the original figures were cut by more than 60 percent. (Author)
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