"Satisficing, Public Libraries, and Internet Filtering: A Case Study of Public Policy Development" by James Jatkevicius ( Library Administration & Management: Summer 2003)

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Figure 2. Goeller Scorecard with Weighted Criteria

  Criteria   A (open access)  B (tiered access)   C (full filtering)
 Cost  0  $20,000  $40,000
 (weight=1)  (3 x 1 = 3)  (2 x 1 = 2)  (1 x 1 = 1)
 Political Viability  Low  High  Medium
 (weight=3)  (1 x 3 = 3)  (3 x 3 = 9)  (2 x 3 = 6)
 Legality and Ethics  Low  High  Medium
 (weight=2)  (1 x 2 = 2)  (3 x 2 = 6)  (2 x 2 = 4)
 Technical
 Feasibility
 High  Low  Medium
 (weight=1)  (3 x 1 = 3)  (1 x 1 = 1)  (2 x 1 = 2)
 Totals  11  18  13

 

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