Monday, August 18, 2014

Sep-Oct: Fundamentals of Acquisitions (ALCTS)

September 15 – October 24

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