ERIC Number: EJ300045
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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Fee-Based Services and the Public Library: An Administrative Perspective.
Gaines, Ervin J.; Huttner, Marian A.
Drexel Library Quarterly, v19 n4 p13-22 Fall 1983
This article enumerates factors which created demand for fee-based information service (commercial databases, competition for proprietary information in business world, effectiveness of librarians) and relates experiences at two public libraries. Sources of business, value of advertising, techniques of selling, and hiring and deployment of staff for maximum efficiency are discussed. (EJS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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