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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

ALCTS Course: Fundamentals of Acquisitions

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

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