ERIC Number: EJ537871
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Data-Guided Collection Development: A Promise Unfulfilled.
Carrigan, Dennis P.
College & Research Libraries, v57 n5 p429-37 Sep 1996
Library patron demands will exert increasing influence over the allocation of materials budgets. To determine the extent to which data produced by automated systems are used to guide collection development, a questionnaire was sent to the 108 university library members of the Association of Research Libraries. Responses (n=79) showed that such data are not generally being used. (AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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