Automated Acquisitions

Automated Acquisitions

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Get the most out of automated acquisitions systems with the help of this book. Whether you are looking for information that will assist you in choosing the automated acquisitions system that will most effectively meet your library's needs, or whether you wish to resolve concerns that have developed as a result of your demanding more from the system you have now, this useful volume will prove indispensable. In Automated Acquisitions, practicing librarians share their hands-on experience with implementing various types of acquisitions systems and address planning considerations, the blurring of roles between acquisitions and cataloging, staffing implications, electronic record transmission, and specialized functions of automated acquisitions systems. These librarians reveal what they wish they knew when they began to implement their systems, as well as what went right--and wrong--along the way. Acquisitions librarians, systems librarians, and any professionals planning for an automated acquisitions system in their libraries will not want the miss the underlying excitement expressed by contributors as they reevaluate acquisitions work and redefine the role of the acquisitions librarian as a result of automated acquisitions systems.The basic manual method of controlling serials a€” the Kardex file a€” has been replicated in INNOVACQ. Its format resembles the ... INNOVACQa#39;s repeatable, variable fields such as title also allow for extensive cross references. This allows ananbsp;...

Title:Automated Acquisitions
Author:Amy Dykeman, William A. Katz
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1989


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