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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

Collections & User Experience Librarian, Robertson Library
Melissa has been a librarian at UPEI since 2008. She previously worked for academic libraries in the US after getting her MLS from UCLA in 1993.

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