Friday, May 23, 2014

Jul-Aug: Fundamentals of Acquisitions (ALCTS)

July 21 – August 29 

Six-week online course that is a basic primer for library acquisitions concepts common to all library material formats. It covers:
  • goals and methods of acquiring monographs and serials in all formats
  • Theoretical foundations and workflows of basic acquisitions functions
  • 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.
$109 ALCTS members; $139 nonmembers