ERIC Number: EJ639513
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Life Cycle Costs of Library Collections: Creation of Effective Performance and Cost Metrics for Library Resources.
Lawrence, Stephen R.; Connaway, Lynn Silipigni; Brigham, Keith H.
College & Research Libraries, v62 n6 p541-53 Nov 2001
Discusses the life cycle costs of acquiring and maintaining an academic research library and develops a methodology to determine the life cycle costs of collections based on statistical data collected by the Association of Research Libraries. Results indicate the cost structure of a research library is largely driven by its monograph collection. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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