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Measuring collections use at Virginia Tech
(ACRL Publications, 1988-11)
This study of the Virginia Tech Library collections brings together data on circulation and inhouse use, including that of current periodicals, to assess differences according to kinds of use, variations in measurement ...
Thinking Big: A Commentary on the Research Agenda in Academic Librarianship
(ACRL Publications, 1985-09)
Library-related research has not fully realized its potential, in part because of its narrow focus. A perspective that approaches the academic library from the patron's point of view may lead to better results. Fundamental ...
User Response to and Knowledge about an Online Catalog
(ACRL Publications, 1984-01)
A proposed staffing formula for Virginia academic libraries
(ACRL Publications, 1981-03)
Formulas and standards play a needed role in the allocation of library resources, but it is difficult to devise formulas that accurately reflect the various factors that shape a library's needs. This report summarizes the ...
The Availability of Cataloging copy in the OCLC Database
(ACRL Publications, 1980-09)
A sixteen-week longitudinal study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of OCLC as a source of cataloging data and to optimize the timing of searches for cataloging copy for various categories of materials. The ...