Acquisitions

On-DemandWebinar
This one-hour webcast discusses the advantages and disadvantages of four methods of selling withdrawn books and unwanted gifts.
LiveWebinar
This webinar offers a holistic approach to develop and maintain positive business relationships with library vendors, select and propose appropriate business models that meet the interests of libraries, how to prepare for and conduct negotiations, and above all, how to obtain the most content at the lowest possible cost within the overall framework of your library's collection development strategy.
Originally aired February 15, 2011. In this free Booklist webcast, the staff of Workman Publishing, with divisions including Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, Artisan, Storey Publishing, and Timber Press, preview a wealth of forthcoming books that will appeal to a wide range of library readers, from fiction lovers to hobbyists to gardeners.

In this informative hourlong webcast, Booklist Media editor Sue-Ellen Beauregard and school librarian, Booklist columnist, and Booklist Online audiobook blogger Mary Burkey will be joined by representatives from Books on Tape/Listening Library, BBC Audiobooks America, and HighBridge Audio for an exciting discussion of audiobooks from A to Z.

In this webcast for librarians in all types of libraries, Sue Polanka, Head, Reference and Instruction, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, and Chair of the Reference Books Bulletin Editorial Board, talks about the value and potential of interactive features, and representatives from Encyclopaedia Britannica, World Book, ABC-CLIO, and Paratext demonstrate their newest interactive features and give us a preview of what’s coming next.
Originally aired October 19, 2010 In this authoritative Booklist webinar, sponsored by Orca Book Publishers, attendees will hear from presenters in the library and education fields who have had success using fiction to reach at-risk and disengaged readers.
LiveWebinar
This webinar will help participants identify a suitable research project, set time management priorities for scholarship, and learn practical strategies to successfully initiate, complete, and publish their work.
In this Booklist webcast, Books for Youth associate editor Ian Chipman and comics expert Kat Kan are joined by representatives from Lerner Publishing Group/Graphic Universe, ABDO Publishing Group, and SLG Publishing in this program that looks at new titles and explores the role of graphic novels in the library and beyond.

Inspirational and Christian fiction are tremendously popular genres, but what sort of books are found beneath the arc of these broad terms? For a lively overview of the rich inspirational spectrum, a look at the latest trends, and scoops on forthcoming titles, join us for this informative and, yes, inspiring webcast.

In this informative hourlong Booklist webcast, youth librarians will discover a wealth of tips and ideas for improving their summer reading programs and inspiring children and teens to crack the books during the warmer months. Expert librarians Carole D. Fiore and Jeanette Larson as well as presenters from Candlewick Press and HarperCollins Children’s Books share their knowledge and offer sneak peeks at new titles.