Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Sep-Oct: Fundamentals of Acquisitions (ALCTS)

September 22 – October 17, 2014

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