Michael Cooper

Professor Emeritus


Design, evaluation, and cost analysis of information retrieval and library automation systems. Modeling and usage pattern analysis of Web-based information systems.


Research includes analysis and modeling of usage patterns of Web-based information retrieval systems, analysis of electronic document management systems, cost tradeoff's in the use of electronic vs. paper copies of journals, mathematical models of user behavior with office information systems, analysis of the costs of storage of library materials, economic trends in academic libraries, and analysis and projection of demand for librarians.

Last updated:

November 29, 2022