Re: Amazon vs. Other vendors

Susan Albrecht (albrechs@wabash.edu)
Thu, 4 May 2000 07:09:46 -0700 (PDT)

I'm not sure what you mean by cumbersome, so I'm not sure what you're
hoping to move towards (internet-only purchases?). For feature films I find
Baker & Taylor to be very simple--a phone call does it, no PO or credit card
required--and their discounts are quite good.

Susan

> Our acquisitions unit has recently conducted a review of its cumbersome
> ordering processes, especially as they pertain to media.
>
> One proposed revision is greater use of Amazon.com as the primary vendor
> (primarily feature film) videos.
>
> I would appreciate hearing others' comments on vendor selection.
>
> Thank you.
>
> deg farrelly, Media Librarian
> Arizona State University West
> Phoenix, Arizona 85069-7100

Susan Albrecht
Library Acquisitions/Media Center Asst.
Wabash College Lilly Library
Crawfordsville, IN
albrechs@wabash.edu
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