Call for contributions: "Business of Acquisitions" column in Against the Grain

Michelle Flinchbaugh (flinchba@umbc.edu)
Wed, 17 Oct 2001 05:09:32 -0700 (PDT)

Cross-posted; apologies for duplication.

Greetings:

Would you like to learn more about key issues in acquisitions, and share
your insights with your colleagues? If so, we'd like to invite you to
contribute an article to the "Biz of Acq" column in _Against the Grain_.

_Against the Grain, Linking Publishers, Vendors and Librarians_, is a
practice-oriented acquisitions journal, published six times per year. Its
goal is to provide acquisitions librarians in all types of libraries, and
information sellers, with current information on events in the field, and
practical insights into acquisitions techniques and processes. The "Biz
of Acq" column features discussions of key acquisitions issues by working
librarians.

We welcome articles of 1200-1500 words (4 - 5 pages). Below are some
topics we would like to see discussed in upcoming issues.

If you are interested in becoming a contributor to "Biz of Acq," please
contact the 2002 editor:

Michelle Flinchbaugh
Acquisitions Librarian
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250
Phone: 410 455 6754
Fax: 410 455-1598
E-mail: flinchba@umbc.edu

Ideas for Biz of Acq articles:

* Selection issues;

* Challenging materials;

* Tools we use;

* Vendor selection and relations;

* Industry updates;

* Buying techniques;

* Ways to save;

* Collection development and assessment;

* Management issues.

Thanks!

Michelle Flinchbaugh, 2002 Biz of Acq Editor

Michelle Flinchbaugh
Acquisitions Librarian
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

Phone: 410 455 6754
Fax: 410 455-1598
E-mail: flinchba@umbc.edu