ERIC Number: EJ584236
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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The Economics of Access versus Ownership: The Costs and Benefits of Access to Scholarly Articles via Interlibrary Loan and Journal Subscriptions.
Kingma, Bruce R.
Journal of Library Administration, v26 n1-2 p145-57 1998
Describes a study of State University of New York libraries that determined the cost effectiveness of journal ownership versus access by calculating financial costs of interlibrary loan versus subscriptions. Journal subscriptions in the fields of mathematics and sciences that historically have high prices and low levels of use were studied. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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