Acquisitions Guides Series

Produced through the Publications Committee of the ALCTS Acquisitions Section, these guides address issues and practices of acquisitions librarians.

  • Implementing and Managing Patron-Driven Acquisitions, #16
    Suzanne M. Ward, 86p. 2012, ALA. ISBN-13: 978-0-8389-8608-0
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  • Guide to Video Acquisitions in Libraries: Issues and Best Practices, #15
    Mary S. Laskowski, 60p. 2011, ALA. ISBN: 978-0-8389-8575-5
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  • Writing RFPs for Acquisitions: A Guide to the Request for Proposal, #14
    Frances C. Wilkinson and Linda K. Lewis, 84p. 2008, ALA. ISBN: 978-0-8389-8483-3
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  • Guide to Licensing and Acquiring Electronic Information, #13
    Stephen Bosch et al., 112p. 2005, Scarecrow Press. ISBN: 0-8108-5259-4
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  • Guide to Out-of-Print Materials, #12
    Narda Tafuri et al., 46p. 2004, Scarecrow Press. ISBN: 0-8108-4132-0
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  • Guide to Managing Approval Plans, #11
    Susan Flood, 58p. 1998, ALA. ISBN: 0-8389-3481-1

  • Guide to Performance Evaluation of Serials Vendors, #10
    38p. 1997, ALA. ISBN: 0-8389-3469-2
  • Guide to Selecting and Acquiring CD-ROMs, Software, and other Electronic Publications, #09
    Stephen Bosch et al., 48p. 1994, ALA. ISBN: 0-8389-0629-X

  • Guide to Preservation in Acquisition Processing, #08
    Marsha J. Hamilton, 34p. 1993, ALA. ISBN: 0-8389-0611-7
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  • Guidelines for Handling Library Orders for Serials and Periodicals, 2d ed., #07
    19p. 1992, ALA. ISBN: 0-8389-3416-1
  • Statistics for Managing Library Acquisitions, #06
    Eileen D. Hardy, 11p. 1989, ALA. ISBN: 0-8389-3374-2

  • Guide to Performance Evaluation of Library Materials Vendors, #05
    20p. 1988, ALA. ISBN: 0-8389-3369-6

  • Guidelines for Handling Library Orders for In-Print Monographic Publications, 2d Ed, #04
    Sara C. Heitshu, 21p. 1984, ALA. ISBN: 0-8389-3148-0

  • Guidelines for Handling Library Orders for Microforms, #03
    Harriet Rebuldela, 14p. 1977, ALA. ISBN: 0-8389-3193-6

  • Guidelines for Handling Library Orders for Serials and Periodicals, #02
    Murray S. Martin, 16p. 1974, ALA. ISBN: 0-8389-3158-8

  • Guidelines for Handling Library Orders for In-Print Monographic Publications, #01
    Murray S. Martin, 10p. 1973, ALA. ISBN: 0-8389-3148-0