November 30, 2015

Results of Maine Shared Collection Strategy Management Survey Released

Results from survey distributed in March 2014 to 325 libraries in Maine. Results will help Maine Shared Collection Strategy  (MSCS) plan for the future.

131 completed surveys were returned. 77% of completed surveys from public libraries, 17% from academic libraries.

Questions focused on de-accession and acquisition of print materials.

Direct to Full Text Report (21 pages; PDF).


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