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025.0 A Selected Bibliography for Library Acquisitions The Association for Library Collections and Technical Services is responsible for acquisition, identification, cataloguing, classification, and preservation of library materials. This bibliography compiled in 1997 for ALCTS Acquisitions Section.

025.2 BookData Creates bibliographic records including descriptions, tables of contents and a range of subject classifications. Holds a database of over one million records for books and other materials.

025.2 Comic Books for Young Adults: A Guide for Librarians Offers an insight to the value of comic books in terms of improving reading skills, encouraging visual learning, and developing creativity. A selection of short articles discuss comic books within the library environment, considering collection development issues, publishers, genres, and formats.

070.5 International Directory of E-mail Addresses of Publishers, Vendors and Related Professional Associations Directory of over 3000 entries maintained for the benefit of the library community, in particular, acquisitions, serials and collection development librarians. The aim is to provide a register of email addresses for communication with publishers, vendors and associate resources. Addresses for general enquires, ordering and requesting sample issues are included as well as direct links to WWW on-line enquiry and ordering forms.

025.2 Internet Book Shop Search Page Search facility of the Internet Book Shop. Database contains around 900,000 titles and allows a variety of search and display options.

025.2 NAG: National Acquisitions Group An organisation which aims to bring together all those concerned with library acquisitions, to assist them in exchanging information, to promote understanding and good practice, and to influence other organisations and individuals to adopt its opinions and standards.

025.29411 National Strategy for Scottish Material Report delivered to the Scottish Library and Information Council regarding a national strategy for maintaining the acquisition of Scottish materials for Scottish libraries. Available in PDF only.

025.2 TechWeb Acquisitions Resources Includes lists of publishers and vendors, serials tools and discussion lists.

025.218 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-Acquisitions Department-Main Library System Provides information about the acquisitions department and links to Internet resources UNC-Chapel Hill have found to be most useful to acquisitions work. These include publishing and reference resources as well as publishers and library catalogues.

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