Acquisitions units depend on a degree of consistency from vendors in order to operate efficiently in a production-oriented environment. However, not all content-providers are accustomed to catering to the needs of library clients. Join us as we discuss the challenges posed by streaming video and graphic novels from an acquisitions perspective. Two librarians will identify the issues, describe what has worked for them, and discuss how to build upon existing library-vendor partnerships to better meet user needs.
Attendees at this program will...
1) gain valuable perspective on acquisitions workflow challenges
2) take home tangible new ideas to help them in their jobs
3) have the opportunity to ask questions of experts in the field
This program is intended for acquisitions librarians and staff, as well as managers of acquisitions and technical services units.
Content Area: Transforming: E-Books & Collections
Interests: Acquisitions, Collection Development, Serials, Technical Services
Type of Library: Academic, Public, Research Library, School/Media Center, Special
Sponsors: ALCTS, ALCTS_AS
Cost: Included with full conference registration.