ERIC Number: EJ337837
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1986
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Patterns, Processes of Growth, and the Projection of Library Size: A Critical Review of the Literature on Academic Library Growth.
Molyneux, Robert E.
Library and Information Science Research, v8 n1 p5-28 Jan-Mar 1986
Reviews studies done on academic library growth in attempt to clarify three reasons for failure of these analyses to result in usable projections of library size. Highlights include patterns in library growth (hypothetical exponential and arithmetic growth), Fremont Rider's studies of growth, and literature on growth after Rider. (28 references) (EJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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