Acquisitions Librarian, The
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ISSN (printed): 0896-3576. ISSN (electronic): 1544-435X.
Each issue of this unique journal for librarians and information professionals is devoted to a single, broad, well-defined, and practical topic of immediate concern to everyone working in library/information center acquisitions and collection development. The theme issue approach provides a continuing source of up-to-the-minute, definitive guides to the critical issues of the day that librarians and information specialists face in their primary historical role - that of collectors and purchasers of knowledge and information in any format. Thus a primary purpose of this new journal is to help acquisitions librarians define and extend their roles, responsibilities, and professional status in libraries and information centers and services of all types.Forthcoming issues will include research results, current practices, and comparative analyses of finance and administration, technological aids, collection policies, order processes, jobbers and agents, international aspects, and the appropriate role of resource sharing.
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