Managing Acquisitions and Vendor Relations: A How-To-Do-It Manual

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Neal Schuman Pub, 1992 - Business & Economics - 191 pages
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Here is a guide designed to help the one-person acquisitions department, mid-level staff involved in the acquisitions process, and supervisors responsible for training staff in basic acquisitions operations. Chapter topics include selecting book vendors, contracts and bidding, approval plans, documents and nonprint media, the out-of-print market, pricing, and vendor evaluation. Case histories of the acquisitions process at all types of libraries and an appendix offering profiles of vendors with addresses, phone, and fax numbers, are also provided.

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Choosing Book Vendors

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