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Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design


Agricultural & Extension Education


Citation analysis was used as an aid in collection development in the field of engineering. It was found that for graduate students books are of greater importance than journals. Substantial reductions in the number o f subscrip- tions released funds for the purchase of books within the limitations of a constant dollar budget. Library usefulness appears to have been increased.

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Kriz, H. M. (1978). Subscriptions vs. Books in a Constant Dollar Budget. College & Research Libraries, 39(2), 105–109.


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