The Effect of Economics and Electronic Resources on the Traditional Law Library Print Collection

Law Library Journal, Vol. 101, p. 177, 2009

29 Pages Posted: 11 May 2009

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Amanda Runyon

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law

Date Written: May, 11 2009

Abstract

The exponential rise in the cost of legal materials and the increasing availability of and expectation for electronic materials have strained the budgets of academic law libraries. The author surveyed directors of academic law libraries to identify trends in collection management, such as canceling, weeding, and signing library maintenance agreements.

Keywords: law libraries, electronic resources, print collections, library maintenance agreements, lma, information economics, legal information, cost of legal materials, academic budgets

Suggested Citation

Runyon, Amanda, The Effect of Economics and Electronic Resources on the Traditional Law Library Print Collection (May, 11 2009). Law Library Journal, Vol. 101, p. 177, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1402754

Amanda Runyon (Contact Author)

University of Texas at Austin - School of Law ( email )

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Austin, TX 78705
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