Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Date of this Version

August 2008

Abstract

The paradigm of game theory and its application have aroused increasing interest among researchers in multidisciplinary settings. An information society involves more opportunities and uncertainties; therefore, game theory is expected more often than ever to provide insights into different types of issues of decision-making in economics, management, political science, psychology, and philosophy. A library and its administration, as an important market player in an information society, should have a better understanding about the nature of games and strategies as well. This article starts with a brief introduction to game theory, reviews selected literature, and emphasizes the application of game theory on a variety of subjects. The paper also suggests the potential areas in which libraries could benefit from adopting this approach.

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