The economics of information in the networked environment

Meredith A. Butler, Bruce R. Kingma

Research output: Book/Report/EssayBook


In this book, first published in 1998, world-renowned experts on the subject of contemporary librarianship analyse the problems associated with coping with an ever-expanding knowledge base, given their current economic constraints and budgets. It examines challenging marketplace solutions to problems in the economics of information; economic modelling of investments in information resources at academic institutions; the economics of resource sharing, consortia, and document delivery; and measuring the costs and benefits of distance learning.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages314
ISBN (Electronic)9781000756784
ISBN (Print)9780367424596
StatePublished - Dec 6 2019
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Arts and Humanities
  • General Social Sciences


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