Lecture 1b: Introduction to Acquisitions (ACQ) Development and Management of  Collections
Introduction to Acquisitions <ul><li>Objective: To have a general overview of acquisitions (ACQ) </li></ul><ul><li>Coverag...
1. Place/Role/Relationship/ Interface of ACQ <ul><li>The Library as a Whole </li></ul><ul><li>Collection Development </li>...
2. Scope of ACQ Services <ul><li>General Characteristics of the Business Aspects of Librarianship </li></ul><ul><li>Materi...
3. Goals of ACQ Services <ul><li>To acquire materials as rapidly as possible </li></ul><ul><li>To acquire materials as ine...
4. Organizational Patterns of ACQ Services <ul><li>By Activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection Development </li></ul></ul...
5. Staff of ACQ Services <ul><li>Levels of Staff </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Para-profes...
5. Staff of ACQ Services <ul><li>Staff Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expert Knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Turnov...
6. Overview of Automation of ACQ <ul><li>Basic Applications or Uses in ACQ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Control/Guidance of Tasks...
7. Principles and Standards of ACQ Practice <ul><li>ALCTS Statement - In all acquisitions transactions, a librarian: </li>...
8. Literature of ACQ Services <ul><li>Monographs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Complete Guide to Acquisitions Management / Fra...
8. Literature of ACQ Services <ul><li>Professional Journals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Acquisitions Librarian (ISSN: 0896-3...
9. Professional Organizations <ul><li>Library Association of Singapore (LAS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>URL –  http://www.las.o...
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Collection Development portion of course offered in Nov-Dec 2005 at Temasek Polytechnic, Singapore

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  • Lecture 1b: Introduction to Acquisitions

    1. 1. Lecture 1b: Introduction to Acquisitions (ACQ) Development and Management of Collections
    2. 2. Introduction to Acquisitions <ul><li>Objective: To have a general overview of acquisitions (ACQ) </li></ul><ul><li>Coverage: </li></ul><ul><li>Place/Role/Relationship/Interface of ACQ </li></ul><ul><li>Scope of ACQ Services </li></ul><ul><li>Goal of ACQ Services </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational Patterns of ACQ Services </li></ul><ul><li>Staffing of ACQ Services </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Automation of ACQ </li></ul><ul><li>Principles and Standards of ACQ Practice </li></ul><ul><li>Literature of ACQ Services </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Organizations </li></ul>
    3. 3. 1. Place/Role/Relationship/ Interface of ACQ <ul><li>The Library as a Whole </li></ul><ul><li>Collection Development </li></ul><ul><li>Cataloguing/Bibliographic Control </li></ul><ul><li>Other Services/Units </li></ul>
    4. 4. 2. Scope of ACQ Services <ul><li>General Characteristics of the Business Aspects of Librarianship </li></ul><ul><li>Materials Handled/Not Handled by an ACQ Department </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Monographs vs Continuing Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Serials and Standing Orders </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Databases – CD-ROMs/Online </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cable TV/Videos </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Print vs Non-Print </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Audiovisual Materials </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Resources – CD-ROMs/Online </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ownership vs Access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Resources </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interlibrary Loans </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reprographics </li></ul></ul></ul>
    5. 5. 3. Goals of ACQ Services <ul><li>To acquire materials as rapidly as possible </li></ul><ul><li>To acquire materials as inexpensively as possible </li></ul><ul><li>To function like a smoothly-operating business (pay bills in 30 days, answer correspondence and return phone calls promptly, etc.) </li></ul>
    6. 6. 4. Organizational Patterns of ACQ Services <ul><li>By Activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collection Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Order Requests & Ordering </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Receiving & Invoicing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Processing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>By Type of Material Acquired </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-Print Materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Serials Subscriptions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Resources </li></ul></ul><ul><li>By Means of Acquiring Materials </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscriptions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lease </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gifts and Exchanges </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. 5. Staff of ACQ Services <ul><li>Levels of Staff </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Para-professional </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operational </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Staff Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Budget Preparation and Accounting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expert Knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Subjects </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Material Types </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchasing Functions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Record Keeping and Documentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Negotiation and Communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Customer Service </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Vendor/Supplier Management </li></ul></ul></ul>
    8. 8. 5. Staff of ACQ Services <ul><li>Staff Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expert Knowledge </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Turnover of Order Requests/Orders/Receipts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Volume </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Work Standards and Quotas </li></ul><ul><li>Staff Motivation </li></ul>
    9. 9. 6. Overview of Automation of ACQ <ul><li>Basic Applications or Uses in ACQ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Control/Guidance of Tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Storage and Retrieval of Records/Files </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communicating/Disseminating Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analyzing Information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Impacts of Automation on ACQ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Better Control, Audit Trails </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Faster and More Accurate Transfer of Information </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. 7. Principles and Standards of ACQ Practice <ul><li>ALCTS Statement - In all acquisitions transactions, a librarian: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>gives first consideration to the objectives and policies of his or her institution; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>strives to obtain the maximum ultimate value of each dollar of expenditure; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>grants all competing vendors equal consideration insofar as the established policies of his or her library permit, and regards each transaction on its own merits; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>subscribes to and works for honesty, truth, and fairness in buying and selling, and denounces all forms and manifestations of bribery; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>declines personal gifts and gratuities; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>uses only by consent original ideas and designs devised by one vendor for competitive purchasing purposes; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>accords a prompt and courteous reception insofar as conditions permit to all who call on legitimate business missions; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>fosters and promotes fair, ethical, and legal trade practices; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>avoids sharp practice; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>strives consistently for knowledge of the publishing and bookselling industry; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>strives to establish practical and efficient methods for the conduct of his/her office; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>counsels and assists fellow acquisitions librarians in the performance of their duties, whenever occasion permits. </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. 8. Literature of ACQ Services <ul><li>Monographs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Complete Guide to Acquisitions Management / Frances C. Wilkinson, Linda K. Lewis (ISBN: 1563088908) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing Acquisitions in Library and Information Services / Liz Chapman (ISBN: 1856044963) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fundamentals of Collection Development and Management / Peggy Johnson (ISBN: 0838908535) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Managing Budgets and Finances : a How-to-do-it Manual for Librarians / Arlita W. Hallam and Teresa R. Dalston (ISBN: 1555705197) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Innovative Redesign and Reorganization of Library Technical Services : paths for the future and case studies / edited by Bradford Lee Eden (ISBN: 1591580927) </li></ul></ul>
    12. 12. 8. Literature of ACQ Services <ul><li>Professional Journals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Acquisitions Librarian (ISSN: 0896-3576) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ALCTS Newsletter Online (ISSN: 1523-018X) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Collections, Acquisitions, & Technical Services (LCATS) (ISSN: 1464-9055) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Resources and Technical Services (LRTS) (ISSN: 0024-2527) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Electronic Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ACQWeb – “gathering place for librarians and other professionals interested in acquisitions and collection development” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>URL - http://acqweb.library.vanderbilt.edu/ </li></ul></ul></ul>
    13. 13. 9. Professional Organizations <ul><li>Library Association of Singapore (LAS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>URL – http://www.las.org.sg </li></ul></ul><ul><li>American Library Association (ALA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>URL – http://www.ala.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>URL - http://www.ala.org/ALCTSTemplate.cfm?Section=alcts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>URL – http://www.ifla.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquisition and Collection Development Section </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>URL - http://www.ifla.org/VII/s14/index.htm </li></ul></ul></ul>
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