Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then...

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This paper accompanies a poster presentation on patron driven acquisitions. The ups and downs of initiating and assessing a patron acquisitions program at the University of North Texas (UNT) will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on changing the philosophy of collection development, how to start the program (through a jobber or direct), coordinating print and electronic acquisitions processes, and assessing the first year's purchases.

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Creation Date: August 2012
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UNT Libraries
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Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler

University of North Texas

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Harker, Karen

University of North Texas

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  • Creation: August 2012
Description:

This paper accompanies a poster presentation on patron driven acquisitions. The ups and downs of initiating and assessing a patron acquisitions program at the University of North Texas (UNT) will be highlighted. Emphasis will be placed on changing the philosophy of collection development, how to start the program (through a jobber or direct), coordinating print and electronic acquisitions processes, and assessing the first year's purchases.

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Department: Libraries
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9 p.

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Keyword(s): acquisitions | collection development | publishers | vendors | academic libraries
Source: Thirty-Eighth IAMSLIC Annual Conference, 2012, Anchorage, Alaska, United States
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