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Author Holden, Jesse

Title Acquisitions, Second Edition : Core Concepts and Practices
Edition 2nd ed
Published Chicago : American Library Association, 2016


Description 1 online resource (153 pages)
Contents Acquisitions: Core Concepts and Practices, Second Edition -- Contents -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter One. Acquisitions: An Overview -- Information Paradigm -- What Is a Collection? -- What Is Acquisitions? -- Why Theory? -- Why Ethics? -- Applying Ethics -- Conclusion: A Call for Radicalization -- Chapter Two: Assemblages of Access -- The Information Ecosystem -- Working with Vendors -- Orders -- Strategic Assemblages of Access -- Conclusion: Strategic Access -- Chapter Three: Assemblages of Discovery -- Discovery
Content ObjectseBooks as Assemblages -- eBooks 1: A La Carte -- eBooks 2: Bundles -- eBooks 3: Plans -- Online Ordering -- Conclusion: Ensuring Connectivity -- Chapter Four: Assemblages of Feedback and Service -- Service Role of Acquisitions -- Aspects of Service -- Integrating Assemblages -- Staffing -- Technology -- Content Acquisition Plans -- Mechanisms of Feedback -- Conclusion: Cycles of Feedback and Service -- Chapter Five: The Acquisitions Assemblage: Putting it All Together -- Managing Acquisitions -- Alternate Strategies of Access
Archives: Present and FutureĆ¢#x80;#x9C;FreeĆ¢#x80;#x9D;: Costs and Considerations -- Managing eBooks -- Diminishing Boundaries: The Case of Interlibrary Loan -- Radical Strategies: Strategic Assemblages -- Conclusion: Rhizomatic Acquisitions -- Appendix: Code of Ethics of the American Library Association -- Glossary
Summary Presenting a model that's both comprehensive and flexible, Holden demonstrates how technical competencies and ethical imperatives can inform the day-to-day workflow of acquisition librarians
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Subject Acquisitions (Libraries)
Acquisition of electronic information resources.
Libraries and electronic publishing.
Acquisitions (Libraries) -- Technological innovations
Acquisitions (Libraries) -- Philosophy
Acquisitions librarians -- Professional ethics
acquisition (collections management)
Acquisition of electronic information resources
Acquisitions (Libraries)
Libraries and electronic publishing
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780838914915