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
Date Written: May, 11 2009
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
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