ISSN 1002-1027  CN 11-2952/G2

Journal of Academic Libraries

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Study on the Book Zero Loan Rate

Bai Junli   

  • Online:2011-01-10 Published:2011-01-10

Abstract: There are many problems existing in the study on the zero circulation rate.The author argues that however,even the circulation statistics is zero;it can not be regarded as zero circulation rate.The zero circulation rate equals to the total number of copies never been loaned/the number of books that actually be circulated.This formula is suitable for special user groups and half life of books.The zero circulation rate is not a criterion to evaluate the acquisition,but just an important index point.With pros. ..