ERIC Number: EJ870578
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 3
Improving Electronic Resources through Holistic Budgeting
Kusik, James P.; Vargas, Mark A.
Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, v21 n3-4 p200-205 2009
To establish a more direct link between its collections and the educational goals of Saint Xavier University, the Byrne Memorial Library has adopted a "holistic" approach to collection development. This article examines how traditional budget practices influenced the library's selection of resources and describes how holistic collection development enabled a major transformation of its budget and collections.
Descriptors: Library Services, Holistic Approach, Budgeting, Academic Libraries, Resource Allocation, Organization, Library Facilities, Library Materials, Electronic Libraries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: Media Staff
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Illinois