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Title Understanding the business of library acquisitions / Karen A. Schmidt, editor
Edition Second edition
Published Chicago : American Library Association, 1999
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 395 pages) : illustrations
Contents Acquisitions personnel management, organization, and staffing issues / Lisa German -- Licensing in lieu of acquiring / Trisha L. Davis
Acquisitions, the organization, and the future / Carol Pitts Diedrichs and Karen A. Schmidt -- Business of book publishing / Patricia Glass Schuman and Charles Harmon -- Business of scholarly journal publishing / Gary J. Brown -- Publishers, vendors, libraries: troublesome issues in the triangle / Audrey Melkin -- Cost of service: understanding the business of vendors / Scott Alan Smith -- Vendor selection: service, cost, and more service! / Mary K. McLaren -- Vendor evaluation / Karen E. Cargille -- Selecting and acquiring materials from abroad / Thomas D. Kilton
Approval plans: library-vendor partnerships for acquisitions and collection development / Joan Grant -- Acquiring serials / James R. Mouw -- Out-of-print and antiquarian markets / Margaret Landesman -- Gifts and exchanges / Steven Carrico -- Non-print trading / Y. Peter Liu -- Outsourcing acquisitions: methods and models / Glenda Alvin -- Basic acquisitions accounting and business practice / Kay Granskog -- Payment ethics: librarians as consumers / Corrie Marsh -- Ethics in acquisitions management / Barbara J. Winters
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Acquisitions (Libraries) -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Schmidt, Karen A.
ISBN 0585310807 (electronic bk.)
9780585310800 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)
Other Titles Business of library acquisitions