Four-week online course that focuses on the basics of library acquisitions:
* goals and methods of acquiring monographs and serials
* financial management of library collections budgets
* relationships among acquisitions librarians, library booksellers, subscription agents, and publishers.
This course provides a broad overview of the operations involved in acquiring materials after the selection decision is made.
* September 6–October 1, 2010
* October 11–November 5, 2010