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The study of ethics, essential for effective acquisitions librarians and collection managers, is largely missing from standard library science curriculum. New library professionals must learn about ethics in librarianship on the job, supplemented by reading, attending conferences, and participating in webinars. Guide to Ethics in Acquisitions provides an historical perspective on ethics related to acquisitions of library materials and gives practical examples of situations that require thoughtful consideration of ethical behavior. Ethical issues include:
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Jeanne Harrell received her MLS from the University of Oklahoma in 1982. She joined the faculty at Texas A&M University in 1985 and received tenure in 1993. She is currently Coordinator of Monograph & Automated Acquisitions and served as Head of Acquisitions for many years. Previously, she was a cataloger and LIAS trainer at the University of Tulsa. Harrell has been active in the Texas Library Association and the American Library Association since 1985 in numerous leadership roles and is currently chair-elect of the Acquisitions Section of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services of the American Library Association. She has published mainly in the area of library acquisitions, most recently in fund accounting and e-book management, including patron-driven acquisitions. Wyoma vanDuinkerken received her MLIS in 2000 from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign and a MA in Islamic Studies in 1997 from McGill University. She joined Texas A&M University in 2004 and received tenure in 2010. She is currently Director of the Joint Library Storage Facility but has held a number of other roles in the Library College at Texas A&M University, including Coordinator of Cataloging Record Support, Coordinator of Acquisitions Monographs, Reference Librarian, and Administrator of Virtual Reference. Her research interests include virtual reference, project management, acquisitions, organizational change management, servant leadership, and library administration. She as written numerous articles, book chapters and just completed her first monograph, The Challenge of Library Management: Leading with Emotional Engagement. She currently serves co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Academic Librarianship and is an active reviewer for College and Research Libraries. An active member of the American Library Association, vanDuinkerken has served as a member of and chaired (2010 2011) the Publication Committee of the Acquisitions Section of the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services. Wendi Arant Kaspar earned an MLS from the University of Washington in 1994 and an MS in Management from Texas A&M University College Station. She joined Texas A&M University in 1996 and received tenure in 2002. She is a Professor and Policy Science & Economics Librarian but has held a number of additional administrative roles in the Library College at Texas A&M University, including Assistant Director of Access Services, Coordinator of Outreach Services and Liaison, Coordinator of Electronic Reference Services, and English Liaison Librarian. Her research interests include human resources and management in libraries, innovation in library services, outreach, and liaison. She has written numerous articles and book chapters. She currently serves as the co-Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Academic Librarianship.
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Book Description Amer Library Assn, 2014. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M083898701X