Buying Books: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians

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Neal-Schuman, 1989 - Business & Economics - 166 pages
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Beginning with a look at the publishing industry that explains how books are conceived, produced, priced, and distributed, this definitive guide shows librarians the ins-and-outs of vendor selection, book ordering, automated acquisitions systems, and the trends that can affect library acquisitions.

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User Review  - Borg-mx5 - LibraryThing

Acwqusitions is an important part of library services. It is rare to find a book on the process of obtaining materials for a library. This is a textbook from one of my classes. Read full review

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User Review  - kimgroome - LibraryThing

This book is actually more about "Publishing Books", not so much about "Buying Books" until the 11th and 12th (of 12) chapters. And then I realized, maybe I was looking for books about "Collection Development" and not just buying books. Ahem. Read full review

Contents

Series Editors Preface
7
Retail and Publishers
75
Wholesalers
83
Copyright

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