Acquisitions Go Global
  • Release Date : 28 February 2007
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Categories : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 152 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781780631042
  • ISBN 10 : 1780631049
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Synopsis : Acquisitions Go Global written by Jim Agee, published by Elsevier which was released on 28 February 2007. Download Acquisitions Go Global Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. This book is a guide that leads the reader through many aspects of a library’s collection including the user, current holdings, selection, and acquisition of new materials. The reader is also led to consider budgets, and how books are made available in 21st century markets. Methods for assessing library vendors are described. Practical details are frequently included; concepts and theory are alluded to but are not a major emphasis of the text. A global scope creates an inclusive mood for readers in developed or developing nations. The final chapter speculates upon acquisitions librarianship in the 21st century, on influences of biotechnology, nanotechnology, and increased computerization. This is a fundamental book for the student or practicing librarian, a book that shares much about acquisitions but admits an uncertainty about the evolution of the profession. The author brings a global scope, and global examples to the text The text draws on more than a decade of authorial experience in acquisitions librarianship The author discusses potential acquisitions problems and solutions

Going Global

Going Global

Author : Lawrence W. Tuller
Publisher : Irwin Professional Publishing
Category : Business & Economics
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