LIS-S 632 Advanced Resource Management
Prerequisites: LIS S500 and S502
An introduction to management of an acquisitions unit in libraries and other information agencies of all sizes and types. Content includes an overview of acquiring, providing access to, administering, supporting, and monitoring access to print and electronic resources. Principles of licensing, purchasing methods, and pricing models will be explored along with the complex relationships between vendors, publishers, platform providers, and information agencies.