What is your budget? - Resources

Collaborative/Statewide VR Programs

  • Breidenbaugh, Andrew. “Budget Planning and Performance Measures for Virtual Reference Services.” Reference Librarian 46, no. 95/96 (2006): 113-124.
  • Eakin, Lori, and Jeffrey Pomerantz. “Virtual Reference, Real Money: Modeling Costs in Virtual Reference Services.” portal: Libraries & the Academy 9, no. 1 (2009): 133-164.
  • Kaske, Neal, and Julie Arnold. “Is Collaborative Virtual Reference Cost Effective and If So, for Whom?” Presented at the Virtual Reference Desk Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH, November 9, 2004. Slides available at  http://resourcesharing.webjunction.org/c/document_library/get_file?folderId=440721&name=DLFE-11814.pdf

Planning on a Low Budget

  • Dalston, Teresa, and Michael Pullin, eds. Virtual Reference on a Budget: Case Studies. Columbus, OH: Linworth Publishing Company, 2007.

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