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Main Title Understanding the business of library acquisitions
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Schmidt, Karen A.
Publisher American Library Association,
Year Published 1990
OCLC Number 21373275
ISBN 0838905366 (alk. paper)
Subjects Acquisitions (Libraries)--United States ; Acquisitions (Biblioth eques) ; Acquisitions (Biblioth eques)--Comptabilite ; Biblioth eques et libraires ; Biblioth eques et edition ; Documentation de biblioth eque--Prix
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  Z689.U53 1990 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 08/06/2004
Collation xiv, 322 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
The business of publishing / Kathy Flanagan -- Publishers, vendors, libraries : troublesome issues in the triangle / Audrey Melkin -- The business of scholarly journal publishing / Gary J. Brown -- Taking the mystery out of European book pricing / Jana K. Stevens -- Publishing and export bookselling in Western Europe / James Campbell -- The cost of service : understanding the business of vendors / Scott A. Smith -- The "E's" of vendor selection : an archetype for selection, evaluation, and sustenance / Gay N. Dannelly -- Evaluating the work of a vendor / Marion T. Reid -- Vendor-library relations : the ethics of working with vendors / Donna Goehner -- Approval plans : the vendor as preselector / Joan Grant -- Gifts and exchanges / Mae Clark -- Out-of-print and secondhand markets / Margaret Landesman -- Acquisition of books from Australia, with a brief reference to New Zealand and Oceania / Juliet Flesch -- The nonprint trades / Charles Forrest -- Acquiring special formats / Joan Mancell Hayes -- Basic acquisitions accounting / Betsy Kruger -- Accounting and business practices / William Z. Schenck. (cont.) Payment ethics : librarians as consumers / Corrie Marsh.