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ERIC Number: EJ281443
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-May
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Electronics, the Cost Disease, and the Operation of Libraries.
Baumol, William J.; Blackman, Sue Anne Batey
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v34 n3 p181-91 May 1983
Examines trends in costs of conventional library operation and costs of electronic devices which may pervade libraries of future. Library costs in 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, library automation, total library operating expenditures for university and college libraries, and rate of adoption of electronic techniques are covered. Sixty-three references are cited. (EJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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