LSE Impact of Social Sciences - Circulation patterns show books in STEM and social sciences are accessed just as much as humanities books.

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Drawing from comprehensive circulation data showing how monographs are accessed across disciplines at the University of Notre Dame library, Parker Ladwig and Thurston Miller challenge the assumption that STEM and social science books are accessed less frequently over time than monographs in the humanities. This data and similar studies can help to improve library services by providing a more informed understanding of collection supply and demand.

Posted on the London School of Economics’ Impact of Social Sciences blog.


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  • White Paper

  • Thurston Miller

  • Parker Ladwig

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  • 2014-11-05

  • London School of Economics and Political Science

  • Library Science

  • English

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