Approval Plan Materials and Direct Orders: Differences and Similarities

Osorio, Nestor L. Approval Plan Materials and Direct Orders: Differences and Similarities., 1988 . In American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference (1988 : Portland), Portland, Oregon (USA), 19-23, June 1988. [Conference paper]

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English abstract

The purpose of this study is to identify several characteristics of scientific and technical monographs received from approval plans and those selected using direct orders or form selections. The subjects included are applied physics, applied mathematics, electrical/mechanical engineering and technology. Data Collected during the years 1983-1985 were used to find out the distribution by call number, place and year of publication, cost, circulation count and reading level.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Approval plans, Engineering/technical collections, Direct orders.
Subjects: J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum. > JA. Acquisitions.
Depositing user: Nestor L. Osorio
Date deposited: 08 Jun 2005
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:01
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/6386

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