ERIC Number: EJ315612
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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Journal Collection Management as a Cumulative Advantage Process.
Bensman, Stephen J.
College and Research Libraries, v46 n1 p13-29 Jan 1985
Establishes theoretical framework for solution of problem confronting academic libraries--growth in number of journals and surge in prices--by showing how concentration of usage is function of sociobibliometric laws based on cumulative advantage principle. Use of citation indexes in academic evaluation and library collection development is described. (87 references) (EJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
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