Saturday, December 01, 2012

Behind the Scenes: A (Very) Quick Look at Library Acquisitions

Gloria Dingwall, Andrew Waller, Heather D'Amour Libraries and Cultural Resources Extract:
Ever wondered how that invaluable book or journal you are using in your research found its way into the library collection? Under the umbrella of Libraries and Cultural Resources, Collections and Technical Services Department, the Acquisitions Unit is responsible for acquiring print material while the Electronic Resources Unit in Collections Services is responsible for acquiring e-resources. Here some quick facts on how the acquisitions processes work. continue reading
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