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ERIC Number: EJ495144
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0099-1333
Is Access a Viable Alternative to Ownership? A Review of Access Performance.
Truesdell, Cheryl B.
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v20 n4 p200-06 Sep 1994
Discusses the issue of access versus ownership of academic library materials necessitated by rising costs, declining budgets, and increased scholarly production. Highlights include technological advances in resource sharing; performance criteria for access; costs; speed (user expectations, turnaround times); and reliability (fill rates of commercial vendors and interlibrary loans). (56 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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