Title

Learning to Compete: Competition, Outsourcing, and Academic Libraries

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-1997

Department

Library & Information Services

Language

English

Publication Title

Journal of Academic Librarianship

Abstract

Academic libraries face unprecedented competition from on campus units, private companies, and outsourcing firms. Using the theme of outsourcing, this article applies key concepts from competition theory to understand how new competitive forces are shaping the campus library, and how that theory can assist the library in making tactical decisions.

Comments

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DOI

10.1016/S0099-1333(97)90003-3

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