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Friday, November 4 • 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Validating a Myth? Do Books that Don't Circulate Early Ever Do?

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It's a common trope in academic libraries that if a print book doesn't circulate in its first 5-10 years, it probably never will. I conducted a research study of about 15,000 books published and acquired from 1991-1996 to test this idea. Results are presented.

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Melissa Belvadi

User Experience & Collections Librarian, University of Prince Edward Island
Academic collections management and analysis, particularly electronic books and serials. How to squeeze every last penny of value from our depressingly small budget. User experience in electronic products and optimizing discoverability experience. Data visualization. Google Sheets... Read More →

Friday November 4, 2016 6:00pm - 6:45pm EDT
Cooper Room, Courtyard Marriott 125 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401