Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then... [Poster]

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This poster discusses 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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Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen August 2012.

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This poster discusses 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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  • Thirty-Eighth IAMSLIC Annual Conference, 2012, Anchorage, Alaska, United States

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

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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  • August 2012

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  • Dec. 21, 2012, 2:22 p.m.

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Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen. Patron Driven Acquisitions: Or I Wish I Knew Then... [Poster], poster, August 2012; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc130196/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .