A Method for Measuring Collection Expansion Rates and Shelf Space Capacities

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Describes an effort to quantify annual collection expansion and shelf space capacities with a computer spreadsheet program. Methods used to quantify the space taken at the beginning of the project; to estimate annual rate of collection growth; and to plot stack space and usage, volume equivalents and usage, and growth capacity are covered.(Contains 11 references.)
Sapp, Gregg; Suttle, George
Journal of Academic Librarianship
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