doi: 10.6017/ital.v1i3.2932

Cost Comparison of Computer Versus Manual Catalog Maintenance

John C. Kountz


Is a computer assisted catalog system less expensive than its manual counterpart? A method for comparing the two was developed and applied to historical data from the Orange County Public Library. Comparative costs obtained were $.89 per entry for computer assisted catalog maintenance versus $1.71 for manual maintenance.


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