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Prabha, Chandra 1946-

Overview
Works: 50 works in 69 publications in 1 language and 172 library holdings
Genres: Library use studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Researcher
Classifications: Z678.88, 028.9
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Most widely held works by Chandra Prabha
How public library patrons use nonfiction books by Chandra Prabha( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resource sharing in a changing environment( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonfiction book use by academic library users by Chandra Prabha( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comparison of scatter of citing and cited literature for the subject of desalination by Chandra Prabha( )

8 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cataloging time and workflow studies by Chandra Prabha( )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Estimating interlibrary loan volume in 1993 : academic, public, special, and federal libraries by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This report presents estimates of the national volume of interlibrary loans in 1993 among academic, public, special, and federal libraries
Methods grow for facilitating user-initiated ILL by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Characteristics of resources represented in the OCLC CORC database by Tschera Harkness Connell( )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

OhioLINK joint research on patron-driven resource sharing : [an abstract] by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Among statewide consortia, OhioLink is seen as a clear leader in the successful implementation of a patron-driven interlibrary borrowing system. This capability, often implemented as an enhancement to the on-line catalog system, enables patrons to borrow directly from consortium members other than their home library. The availability of this feature has increased the number of books exchanged among libraries to a level not imagined before. Most research on resource sharing has focused on factors such as traffic volume, costs, and efficiency. There is a lack of research data on the characteristics of books that patrons borrow directly from non-home member libraries, even though such data could help address important aspects of resource sharing, especially pertaining to content. A current research project attempts to fill this gap by examining 40,000 sample interlibrary book-borrowing requests initiated by patrons via OhioLink. Book characteristics such as age (publication date), subject (LC and DDC classes), distribution among membership (holdings count), and availability at the home library are used to create a patron-needs profile. This information will contribute to our knowledge of patron borrowing behavior in consortial settings, and may be useful to the future implementation of patron-driven interlibrary borrowing systems
Understanding the elements of book publishing by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Public libraries on the Web : an assessment of services by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Although public libraries have embraced the Web, benchmark data on the range of library services that public libraries offer on the Web are hard to find. This paper reports findings on public library Web services, excerpted from a three-part research project
Office of Research studies copy cataloging throughput time for CIP titles by Chandra Prabha( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Nonfiction book use by public library users by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Characteristics of articles requested through OCLC interlibrary loan by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

As the the number of periodical titles in electronic editions increase, and as libraries are faced with new restrictions for sharing articles from site-licensed periodical literature, copyright issues surface. Understanding the characteristics of articles users now request can facilitate discussion. This paper presents the attributes of articles sought through OCLC Interlibrary Loan. Nearly two-thirds of the requested articles were published within five years. Over 80% of the periodical source titles were sought five or fewer times a year
Managing large retrievals by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Authority control practice in libraries by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This project measured the amount of cataloging time spent on (1) authority control of name and series headings and (2) the work flow of copy cataloging
Characteristics of publications sought through OCLC PRISM interlibrary loan by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In spite of the current preoccupation with problems of ILL/DDS (interlibrary loan/document delivery service), little national level data exists on the characteristics of materials users seek through ILL/DDS. The library profession speculates and argues about the role of the library in the future of ILL/DDS in the absence of data on what users now request through ILL/DDS. This study describes publications requested through OCLC PRISM Interlibrary Loan. The survey findings are based on over 100,000 requests: 56% were for monographs; 43% were for serials. More than 40% of monograph requests were for materials published 10 years ago or earlier. Sixty percent (60%) of the monographs requested were held by 11 to 300 libraries. ILL requests were sorted by LC classification. The fields of science, medicine, and social science appear to draw more from serial literature than do other subject fields. In other subject fields, serials and monographs seem to be, more or less, in equal demand
Aspects of nonfiction book use : a study of public library patrons by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Costs workflows and usage data for interlibrary loan document delivery by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The real costs of document delivery and interlibrary loan are difficult to capture. Analysis of workflows and usage data that focuses on all the attendant costs of these services will reveal the cost structure of interlibrary loan
Introduction : [resource sharing in a changing environment] by Chandra Prabha( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Prabha, C. G. 1946-

Prabha, C. G. (Chandra Gopalan), 1946-

Prabha, Chandra Gopalan 1946-

Languages
English (37)