The textbook problem: Investigating one possible solution

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This article explores the inherent problems for academic libraries in providing access to textbooks to students, the growing demand for such access by students, and presents the findings of a reserve pilot project conducted at a major Midwest university. Findings indicate the pros and cons of the pilot attempted as well as demonstrating the need for continued research and collaborative work with appropriate organizations on the campus and beyond.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-170
Number of pages10
JournalLibrary Collections, Acquisitions, & Technical Services
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Library and Information Sciences


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