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The Seventy Percent Solution: Assessing Criteria for Model Fund Allocations
NASIG Newsletter (2003)
  • Mary Ellen Kenreich, Portland State University
  • Claudia Weston, Portland State University
  • Sarah Beasley, Portland State University
  • Cyril Oberlander, Portland State University
  • Don Frank, Portland State University

Conference report presented at the NASIG 18th annual conference held in 2003. Portland State University Library's fund allocation committee presented information and practical advice on the process of developing a model to reallocate funding for library materials. After experimenting with funding ratios, they decided to use their model to reallocate 30 percent of the funds earmarked for discipline-specific materials while protecting 70 percent of each discipline's original allocation.

  • Academic libraries -- Finance,
  • Academic libraries -- Management,
  • Resource allocation
Publication Date
September, 2003
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© NASIG, the North American Serials Interest Group
Citation Information
Mary Ellen Kenreich, Claudia Weston, Sarah Beasley, Cyril Oberlander, et al.. "The Seventy Percent Solution: Assessing Criteria for Model Fund Allocations" NASIG Newsletter Vol. 18 Iss. 3 (2003)
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