ERIC Number: EJ395511
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: 0
"Quantitative Criteria for Adequacy of Academic Library Collections": A Reprint of a C&RL Classic [and] Quantitative Criteria for Adequacy of Academic Library Collections.
Clapp, Verner W.; Jordan, Robert T.
College and Research Libraries, v50 n2 p153-63 Mar 1989
Reprint of a 1964 article by David Kaser which presented mathematical formulas for estimating the collection sizes (in volumes) required to ensure minimum adequacy of academic library collections at institutions with widely different characteristics. Current article presents new formulas and illustrates their application at specific institutions. Topics for further research are also suggested. (37 references) (Author/CLB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A