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The Library/Dealer Relationship: Reflections on the Ideal

Journal of Library Administration Volume 16, Number 3, ISSN 0193-0826


Considers trends and influences that affect the relationship between libraries and vendors. Topics discussed include information in electronic formats; selection criteria; economic factors and library budgets; resource sharing and cooperative collection development; sociological changes; preservation activities; and the evaluation of dealers. (six references) (LRW)


Richards, D.T. (1992). The Library/Dealer Relationship: Reflections on the Ideal. Journal of Library Administration, 16(3), 45-55. Retrieved June 2, 2023 from .

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