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RLI article on ARL Statistics

ARL Statistics: Redefining Serial Counts and Remaining Relevant in the 21st Century [PDF] (Mar. 5, ‘09) Now that we found a meaningful way to account for serials in the electronic environment, the issue of ebooks and their reporting under volumes has surfaced vigorously. Something need to be done as at least two ARL libraries reported […]

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USC Serial Titles Worksheet

Hi All, I’m sharing our approach to collecting serial title data at the University of Southern California for your review and critique. We have more refining to do, but this is how we came to this year’s survey numbers. http://www.libqual.org/documents/admin/Serial%20Titles%20Worksheet%20FY07.pdf Brian

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ARL Statistics Serials Count

ARL is changing the way it counts serials in the ARL Statistics Survey for the 2006-07 ARL Statistics survey. After many years of stability in the ARL Statistics definitions where serials were counted as subscriptions we are moving into a count of serials based on titles. In particular titles will be reported in a deduped […]

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ARL Statistics Webcast – Dec 5, 2006

The value of the library statistics collected by ARL is widely recognized and has formed a foundation for monitoring research library development and identifying trends in scholarly communication. Over the past seven years, the ARL New Measures initiatives have been developing new methods of describing and measuring research libraries; these efforts aim at expanding our […]

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