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025.2 Acquisitions (AcqLink) - Links to a variety of resources for acquisition librarians. Compiled by Catherine Nicholson as part of BUBL LINK (Libraries of Networked Knowledge). Includes general resources, discussion lists, electronic order forms, journals, services, library suppliers, censorship information, and news. Annotated.
A Tool Kit for Collection Development and Management Librarians - Includes resources relating to selection, acquisitions, collection management and preservation, electronic texts and websites, intellectual freedom, and related associations and conferences. Provided by Lockwood Memorial Library, State University of New York at Buffalo.
AcqWeb - Directory of Web resources for acquisitions, collection development and serials librarians, and other book-buying professionals. Includes resources relating to library vendors and publishers; bibliographic verification tools; associations, journals, conference proceedings relating to acquisitions and collections development; and web reference resources useful in this area. Associated with ACQ-NET.
Acquiring International Documents - Guide to acquiring international government documents. For a number of international bodies, provides contact information for both the official publisher and other vendors. Created and maintained by Chuck Eckman (Stanford University Libraries).
Acquisitions and Collection Development Policies for Electronic Resources - Draft and sample policies on 'collecting' electronic resources. These are drawn from a number of sources, including the ALA, the ARL, and several library consortia. They will prove helpful in designing your own library's collections management statement.
Acquisitions, Serials, and Collection Development - This section of the Internet Public Library provides "all kinds of Internet resources for Acquisitions, Serials, and Collection Development librarians. General resources section contains web sites that provide general information on or links to acquisitions, serials, and collection development resources. Book/etc. review services section offers links to book, cd-rom, software, movie and video review resources. You will also find many excellent publishers' catalogs, serials management and book and serial exchange services, sources of foreign acquisitions, shipping and labelling tools, currency conversion sites, etc. here."
Collection Development Policies for Electronic Resources - Site for Reference & User Services Association 1997 President's Program. Includes short list of collection development policies for electronic resources developed by university libraries; articles, bibliography, and much more.
Collection Development Training for Arizona Public Libraries - Provides practical training in how to perform collection development activities in public libraries. Each activity is presented as a separate section with links to helpful Internet sites, lists of books and articles for further reading, and definitions of key terms. While this training may be useful to librarians in a variety of libraries, this site is intended primarily for librarians and other library staff working in Arizona's small and rural public libraries. CDT is sponsored by the Arizona Department of Library, Archives and Public Records.
Faxon Academic and Medical Services - Provides serials management services to academic and medical libraries.
Globe Publication - Subscription agency that provides a serial guides listing nearly 20,000 titles.
Guidelines for Multilingual Materials Collection and Development and Library Services - Guide to libraries for developing a collection of material in a variety of languages for patron use.
Openly Informatics, Inc. - Produces linking software for libraries, including the open-source jake link server and the LinkBaton hyperlink delivery service to allow for the acquisitions of e-documents and e-journals.
PICK: Collection Development Policies - Directory of collection development policies available online from selected colleges and universities.
Principles For Licensing Electronic Resources - "The intent of this document is two-fold: to guide libraries in negotiating license agreements for access to electronic resources, and to provide licensors with a sense of the issues of importance to libraries and their user communities in such negotiations." Presented collectively by the American Association of Law Libraries, American Library Association, Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries, Association of Research Libraries, Medical Library Association, and Special Libraries Association.
RCLS LibraryLand: Collection Development - Resources relating to: Electronic Discussion Groups, Organizations, Publishers, Electronic Texts, Preservation Resources, Book Review Resources, Pre-publication/Media Tie-Ins/Book Publicity and Weeding.
Representative Collection Development Policy Statements - Provided by the Collection Development Policies Committee of the ALA. Includes statements from various academic, public, and national libraries.