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A simulation model for purchasing duplicate copies in a library

Journal of library automation [June 1974]

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Copyright (c) 1974 Information Science and Automation Division

Abstract: Provision of duplicate copies in a library requires knowledge of the demand for each title. Since direct measurement of demand is difficult a simulation model has been developed to estimate the demand for a book from the number of times it has been loaned and hence to determine the number of copies required. Special attention has been given to accurate calibration of the model.


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Publication Year:1974
Type of Material:Article
Language English
Published in: Journal of library automation
Publication Info:Volume 7 Number 2
Issue:June 1974
Page(s):73-82
Publisher:Information Science and Automation Division
Place of Publication:Chicago, IL
ISSN:0022-2240
Record Number:2076
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00