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The Dark Side Of Collection Management: Deselecting Serials From A Research Library's Storage Facility Using Worldcat Collection Analysis, Suzanne M. Ward, Mary C. Aagard Jan 2008

The Dark Side Of Collection Management: Deselecting Serials From A Research Library's Storage Facility Using Worldcat Collection Analysis, Suzanne M. Ward, Mary C. Aagard

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Emerging Trends In Fee-Based Information Delivery, Yem Fong, Suzanne M. Ward, Tammy N. Dearie Jan 2002

Emerging Trends In Fee-Based Information Delivery, Yem Fong, Suzanne M. Ward, Tammy N. Dearie

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Fee-based information services in libraries will face many challenges in continuing to offer value-added, cost-effective services to customers daring the opening decade of the new millennium. Some of the challenges are similar to those faced by other library units, but others are unique. Many of these are related to the proliferation of electronic resources and to the "do-it-yourself" approach customers have toward them. Other issues that must be addressed include shifts in client expectations; the demand for new types of information services and products; unresolved intellectual property issues; evolving means of providing access, delivery, and distribution; the need to form ...


Canceling High Inflation And Low Usage Periodicals In A Serial Cancellation Project, Judith M. Nixon Jul 1999

Canceling High Inflation And Low Usage Periodicals In A Serial Cancellation Project, Judith M. Nixon

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Describes an easy method to identify serials for cancellation based on usage data and inflation rates, both which can be extracted from online library management systems such as NOTIS. Data can be imported in to a Microsoft Access database and after simple calculations are, the database can be searched for high inflation/low use titles. These titles serve as the preliminary cancellation list.