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A library survey: pros & cons of print & electronic publications in libraries Barbara Pope 03 Oct 2005 16:28 UTC

A library survey: pros & cons of print & electronic publications in libraries Barbara Pope 03 Oct 2005 16:28 UTC

Sounds like a great topic for a paper.  Will it be published?  If so,
could you let us know when and where it will be available?

Thank you.

Barbara Pope, MALS
Reference/Periodicals Librarian
Axe Library
Pittsburg State University
Pittsburg KS  66762

Maha Kumaran wrote:

>Dear colleagues,
>
>My colleague Dawn Bassett and I (Maha Kumaran) are writing a paper on the
>pros and cons of print and electronic publications in libraries.
>Although our focus is on academic libraries, we would like to hear from
>you if you are a librarian responsible for any aspect of your collection
>regardless of the type of library you work in.  We would like to know why
>librarians or libraries choose one format over the other.  Cost, space
>and user preference are obvious factors but are there more reasons?
>
>The survey runs for a period of three weeks from October 3rd to October
>24th.  Please click on the link below to start the survey.  It will only
>take10-15 minutes of your time.  We will share the results of this survey
>with you through email.
>
>Your participation is strictly voluntary.  We are working on a deadline,
>so any insight you can offer as experienced acquisition librarians or
>collection managers will be profoundly helpful.  All information given to
>us will be kept confidential.  Should you have any further questions
>please contact Maha at maha_kumaran@yahoo.ca .
>
>We thank you for your help.
>
>Dawn and Maha.
>
>Here is the link to the survey:
>
>http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=659201384142
>
>Maha Kumaran
>Information Professional
>44 Kirk Crescent
>Saskatoon, SK S7N 3B2
>Ph: 306-683-6445