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Publication Date: 1976
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Acquisitions Overkill in Science Collections--and an Alternative
Opello, Olivia; Murdock, Lindsay
College and Research Libraries, 37, 5, 452-6, Sep 76
Science libraries buy many unneeded books in the effort to provide all needed books. Since books are the least-used source of information for physicists and other scientists, highly selective, objective criteria need to be developed and applied to book selection so as to limit acquisitions to items really needed. (Author)
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