ERIC Number: EJ430208
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Measures of Social Science Collection Development Costs and Their Relationship to Conspectus Standards: Size of the Literature as a Factor in Calculating Costs.
Welsch, Erwin K.
Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian, v10 n2 p9-26 1991
Discussion of the rising costs of academic library materials and their effects on collection development focuses on the social science collection. It is suggested that combining the numerical weights used by the Research Libraries Group Conspectus to evaluate subject collections with estimates of publication production and changes provides a better way to estimate collection development needs. (36 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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