ERIC Number: EJ483790
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
The Metamorphosis of the Information Resources Budget.
Leonard, Barbara G.
Library Trends, v42 n3 p490-98 Win 1994
Examines the academic library's information resources budget. Topics discussed include allocation methodologies; academic library budgets; economic and social issues; the library and its relationship to the university; technology and publishing; scholarly communication; user demands; alternatives, including redirecting the budget away from print and into cooperative arrangements; and future possibilities. (Contains 11 references.) (LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Budgeting, Economic Change, Economic Factors, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Library Administration, Library Cooperation, Library Expenditures, Library Materials, Library Role, Publishing Industry, Scholarly Communication, Shared Library Resources, Social Influences, Technological Advancement, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue topic: "Library Finance: New Needs, New Models."