An Analysis of Used-book Availability on the Internet
Acquisitions, Booksellers, Internet, Used books
The development of the Internet as a marketplace for used books has been discussed in the library literature primarily as it affects out-of-print titles. An examination of availability and pricing of over 1000 current titles on three used-book Web sites shows that Web booksellers may be viable options for libraries seeking to stretch budgets by purchasing used copies of in-print titles.
Levine-Clark, M. (2004). An analysis of used-book availability on the internet. Library Collections, Acquisitions, & Technical Services, 28(3), 283-297. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649055.2004.10765997