Use of Library Materials: The University of Pittsburgh Study
Allen Kent, Jacob Cohen, University of Pittsburgh, Kenneth Leon Montgomery, James G. Williams, Stephen Bulick, Roger R. Flynn, William N. Sabor, Una Mansfield
M. Dekker, 1979 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 272 pages
Background of the study; Circulation and in-house use of books; Use of journals; The economics of materials'use; A cost benefit model of library operations; Alternatives to local questions; The path ahead.
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BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
E The Study as Part of an Ongoing Research Program
Some Practical Applications of Findings
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