Limit search to available items
Book Cover

Title Acquisitions, budgets, and material costs : issues and approaches / Sul H. Lee, editor
Published New York : Haworth Press, [1988]


Description 1 online resource (x, 165 pages) : illustrations
Series Monographic supplement #2 to Journal of library administration
Monographic supplement ... to Journal of library administration ; #2.
Contents Cover; Acquisitions, Budgets and Material Costs: Issues and Approaches; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Introduction; The Importance of Approval Plans When Budgets Are Lean; Firstest with the Mostest: Publisher-Based Approval Plans in Academic Libraries; Analysis of Approval Plans in ARL Libraries; Up the Elevator: An Examination of Approval Plan Inflation and Its Impact on Libraries; Projecting Materials Costs: Basis for Effective Decision Making; Managing Rising Materials Costs; CD-ROM, Databases, and Other New Information Formats: Their Acquisition
Summary In times of tight materials budgets, steeply rising prices, and rapidly expanding information formats, library professionals will appreciate the valuable insights into acquisitions processes and management of material costs that are offered in this practical new book. Respected librarians and vendor representatives contributed to this volume--the published proceedings of a recent conference held at the University of Oklahoma. These experts examine approval plans, including a new approach for the publisher-based plan; the impact of inflation, including the increasing costs of titles i
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-162) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Acquisitions (Libraries) -- Costs
Approval plans in library acquisitions -- Costs
Library materials -- Prices
Library materials budgets.
Acquisitions (Libraries)
Library finance.
acquisition (collections management)
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
Library finance
Acquisitions (Libraries)
Acquisitions (Libraries) -- Costs
Approval plans in library acquisitions -- Costs
Library materials budgets
Library materials -- Prices
Öffentlicher Haushalt
Form Electronic book
Author Lee, Sul H
ISBN 9781317951186