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Title: Cost analysis of automation in technical services
Author(s): Ross, Ryburn M.
Subject(s): Libraries --Automation Libraries --Economics Library science --Data processing Cost analysis
Abstract: This paper has several purposes: (1) to determine the relationship of automation costs of technical services in a large research library to the total library resource allocations; (2) to describe Cornell University Libraries' history of automation efforts and the accompanying cost experiences; (3) to review a specific cost analysis for processing monographs in a large technical services group; (4) to review productivity measurement of library staff involved in processing; and (5) to propose some general management planning information techniques to measure the performance of technical services staff.
Issue Date: 1976
Publisher: Graduate School of Library Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Citation Info: In The economics of library automation : papers presented at the 1976 Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing, April 25-28, 1976, ed. J.L. Divilbiss. Urbana, Il: Graduate School of Library Science: 10-27.
Series/Report: Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (13th : 1976)
Genre: Conference Paper / Presentation
Type: Text
Language: English
ISBN: 0-87845-046-7
ISSN: 0069-4789
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Rights Information: Copyright owned by Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois 1977.
Date Available in IDEALS: 2007-06-30

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