Automated Acquisitions: Issues for the Present and Future
Get the most out of automated acquisitions systems with the help of this book. Whether you are looking for information that will assist you in choosing the automated acquisitions system that will most effectively meet your library's needs, or whether you wish to resolve concerns that have developed as a result of your demanding more from the system you have now, this useful volume will prove indispensable. In Automated Acquisitions, practicing librarians share their hands-on experience with implementing various types of acquisitions systems and address planning considerations, the blurring of roles between acquisitions and cataloging, staffing implications, electronic record transmission, and specialized functions of automated acquisitions systems. These librarians reveal what they wish they knew when they began to implement their systems, as well as what went right--and wrong--along the way. Acquisitions librarians, systems librarians, and any professionals planning for an automated acquisitions system in their libraries will not want the miss the underlying excitement expressed by contributors as they reevaluate acquisitions work and redefine the role of the acquisitions librarian as a result of automated acquisitions systems.
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Impact of Electronic Publishing
Advice Regarding Functional Requirements
Vendor Relations and Automation
INHOUSE DEVELOPED INTEGRATED SYSTEMS
Eliminating Redundancy and Streamlining Operations
The Evolving Structure and Automation of Acquisitions
InProcess Control of Order Requests for Out of Print
Automating Acquisitions in a Time
Handicapping the Race
What Happened to Those Ideals?
Some Changes Apparent After Training
What We Know So Far
The Acquisitions Subcommittee and Reports
Approval Acquisitions and the Integrated Online System
Acquisitions of Serials and Monographs
Advantages and Disadvantages of OCLC ACQ
In Pursuit of Shared Access to the CDROM Dialing
Final Analysis and Future Plans
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