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ERIC Number: EJ450356
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0002-8231
A Study of the Problem of the Aging of Books in University Libraries: Strategies for Countering Its Effects.
Xiaorong, Fang
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v43 n7 p501-05 Aug 1992
Examines the problem of aging of books in university libraries and presents a mathematical model of the aging process. Indexes for the aging time limit, over-age book rate, and aging rate are suggested; use of the mean unit price is considered; and countermeasures for control of the aging process are proposed. (four references) (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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