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Guide to Preservation in Acquisition Processing
Marsha J. Hamilton
Item Number: 978-0-8389-0611-8
Publisher: ALCTS
Price: $15.00
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20 pages
6" x 9"
ISBN-13: 978-0-8389-0611-8
Year Published: 1993
Small but mighty, this guide:
  • provides basic preservation terminology;

  • discusses the role the acquisition librarian plays in the preservation of library collections;

  • encourages acquisitions librarians to integrate preservation activities into the acquisition process and discusses the coordination of acquisition, collection development, and preservation functions; and

  • offers scenarios for handling items in poor condition in the acquisition process.


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