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

Michelle Flinchbaugh (flinchba@umbc.edu)
Thu, 28 Feb 2002 12:27:34 -0800 (PST)

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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 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, Biz of Acq Editor


Michelle Flinchbaugh
Acquisitions Librarian
Albin O. Kuhn Library
UMBC
1000 Hilltop Circle
Baltimore, MD 21250

Phone: (410) 455-6754
Fax: (410) 455-1598

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Greetings:

Would you like to learn more about key issues in = acquisitions,=20 and share your insights with your colleagues? If so, we'd like to invite = you to=20 contribute an article to the "Biz of Acq" column in _Against the=20 Grain_.

_Against the Grain, Linking Publishers, Vendors and = Librarians_,=20 is a practice-oriented acquisitions journal, published six times per = year. Its=20 goal is to provide acquisitions librarians in all types of libraries, = and=20 information sellers, with current information on events in the field, = and=20 practical insights into acquisitions techniques and processes. The "Biz = of Acq"=20 column features discussions of key acquisitions issues by working=20 librarians.

We welcome articles of 1200-1500 words (4 - 5 pages). = Below are=20 some topics we would like to see discussed in upcoming = issues.

If you are interested in becoming a contributor to = "Biz of Acq,"=20 please contact the editor:

Michelle Flinchbaugh, = Acquisitions Librarian, = University=20 of Maryland, Baltimore County, = Albin O.=20 Kuhn Library & Gallery, 1000 = Hilltop=20 Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250; = Phone:=20 410 455 6754; Fax: 410 455-1598; E-mail:=20 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, Biz=20 of Acq Editor

 
Michelle = Flinchbaugh
Acquisitions = Librarian
Albin O. Kuhn = Library
UMBC
1000 Hilltop = Circle
Baltimore, MD = 21250
 
Phone: (410) = 455-6754
Fax: (410) = 455-1598
 
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