Allocating the Materials Funds Using Total-Cost of Materials
The need to reallocate the materials budget and cancel journal subscriptions has increased pressure on the library to develop criteria-based strategies for taking these actions. This article presents a formula-based plan for redistributing materials funds that uses data on program level and the price of materials available in each discipline.
Journal of Academic Librarianship
(1993). Allocating the Materials Funds Using Total-Cost of Materials. Journal of Academic Librarianship, 19(1), 16-21.
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