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ERIC Number: EJ201715
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jan
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Collection Overlap as a Function of Library Size: A Comparison of American and Canadian Public Libraries.
Davis, Charles H.; Shaw, Debora
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v30 n1 p19-24 Jan 1979
Random samples of monographic materials from U.S. and Canadian public libraries were matched with collections from similar libraries of different sizes. Strong positive correlation appears between percentage find rate and target library size, with regression analysis suggesting linearity over a wide range of collection sizes. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States