Buy, Don't Borrow

@article{Anderson2002BuyDB,
  title={Buy, Don't Borrow},
  author={K. Anderson and R. Freeman and J. H{\'e}rubel and Lawrence J. Mykytiuk and J. M. Nixon and S. Ward},
  journal={Collection Management},
  year={2002},
  volume={27},
  pages={1 - 11}
}
Abstract In 2000, the Purdue University Libraries implemented a Books on Demand program. Instead of borrowing books requested through Interlibrary Loan, staff purchased selected titles and added them to the collection after patron use. After two years, five subject bibliographers analyzed 800 titles acquired through the program in their subject areas and compared them with titles acquired during the same time period through normal selection. The bibliographers concluded that the patron-driven… Expand
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