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ERIC Number: EJ815268
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1531-2542
The Challenge of Acquisitions in the Digital Age
Whittaker, Martha
portal: Libraries and the Academy, v8 n4 p439-445 Oct 2008
People are now beginning to appreciate that acquisitions in the digital world is different. In addition to business acumen and accounting knowledge, a digital-age acquisitions librarian needs to understand scholarly communication and the emerging business models of digital publishing. In this article, the author discusses the challenges and the major trends in the acquisitions in the digital age. (Contains 4 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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