Acquisitions Go Global

This book is a guide that leads the reader through many aspects of a library’s collection including the user, current holdings, selection, and acquisition of new materials. The reader is also led to consider budgets, and how books are made available in 21st century markets. Methods for assessing library vendors are described. Practical details are frequently included; concepts and theory are alluded to but are not a major emphasis of the text. A global scope creates an inclusive mood for readers in developed or developing nations. The final chapter speculates upon acquisitions librarianship in the 21st century, on influences of biotechnology, nanotechnology, and increased computerization. This is a fundamental book for the student or practicing librarian, a book that shares much about acquisitions but admits an uncertainty about the evolution of the profession. The author brings a global scope, and global examples to the text The text draws on more than a decade of authorial experience in acquisitions librarianship The author discusses potential acquisitions problems and solutions

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  • Author : Jim Agee
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 152 pages
  • ISBN : 1780631049
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Acquisitions Go Global

Acquisitions Go Global
  • Author : Jim Agee
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 14 March 2007
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This book is a guide that leads the reader through many aspects of a library's collection including the user, current holdings, selection, and acquisition of new materials. The reader is also led to consider budgets, and how books are made available in 21st century markets. Methods for assessing library vendors are described. Practical details are frequently included; concepts and theory are alluded to but are not a major emphasis of the text. A global scope creates an inclusive mood for

Acquisitions Go Global

Acquisitions Go Global
  • Author : Jim Agee
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 February 2007
GET THIS BOOKAcquisitions Go Global

This book is a guide that leads the reader through many aspects of a library’s collection including the user, current holdings, selection, and acquisition of new materials. The reader is also led to consider budgets, and how books are made available in 21st century markets. Methods for assessing library vendors are described. Practical details are frequently included; concepts and theory are alluded to but are not a major emphasis of the text. A global scope creates an inclusive mood

New Interpretations on the Development of China’s Non-Governmental Enterprises

New Interpretations on the Development of China’s Non-Governmental Enterprises
  • Author : Yingqiu Liu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 18 May 2017
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This book describes and analyzes the new problems and challenges faced by China's non-governmental enterprises. In the post-WTO era, which has been particularly affected by the international financial crisis, there will be many problems and challenges that need to be faced in the development of non-governmental enterprises. In order to achieve sustainable economic and social development it is especially important to promote non-governmental enterprises. The book demonstrates the necessity and urgency of China's non-governmental enterprises’ organizational innovation, technological innovation, management

Due Diligence for Global Deal Making

Due Diligence for Global Deal Making
  • Author : Arthur H. Rosenbloom
  • Publisher : Bloomberg Press
  • Release : 01 September 2002
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Companies of all sizes have been initiating international transactions--mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, and private placements--in record numbers. Targeted due diligence is crucial to effectively research, value, and complete these complex deals. With an evolving climate of uncertainty and new, unpredictable threats to business, it is more essential than ever before. Due Diligence for Global Deal Making is an invaluable guidebook for companies trying to capitalize on the opportunities in both developed and emerging cross-border markets. All too

Where the Money Is

Where the Money Is
  • Author : Dr. Bob Froehlich
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 August 2001
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From the Foreword "Truly valuable investment advice doesn't just direct you to buy a particular stock but helps you to think about investment opportunities within sectors-specifically, in the industries that are poised for growth over the next years and decades. Bob's solid guidance helps you target long-term opportunities."-Suze Orman, Author of The Road to Wealth and #1 New York Times Bestsellers, The 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and The Courage to Be Rich The five themes driving and shaping the market

Comparing High Technology Firms in Developed and Developing Countries: Cluster Growth Initiatives

Comparing High Technology Firms in Developed and Developing Countries: Cluster Growth Initiatives
  • Author : Bas, Tomas Gabriel
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 31 May 2012
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Clusters are geographic concentrations of interconnected companies, specialized suppliers, service providers, and associated institutions in a particular field that are present in a nation or region. The development and upgrading of clusters is an important agenda for governments, companies, and other institutions. Cluster growth initiatives are an important new direction in economic policy, building on earlier efforts in macroeconomic stabilization, privatization, market opening, and cost reduction related to doing business. Comparing High Technology Firms in Developed and Developing Countries: Cluster

Rethinking Collection Development and Management

Rethinking Collection Development and Management
  • Author : Becky Albitz,Christine Avery,Diane Zabel
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Release : 25 February 2014
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This collection of thought-provoking essays by visionary and innovative library practitioners covers theory, research, and best practices in collection development, examining how it has evolved, identifying how some librarians are creatively responding to these changes, and predicting what is coming next. • Provides an up-to-date professional guide that complements traditional collection management texts • Identifies current trends and paradigm shifts in collection development and management • Illustrates best practices for emerging trends in collection development • Features contributions from innovative, informed, and visionary experts

The Global M&A Tango

The Global M&A Tango
  • Author : Fons Trompenaars,Maarten Nijhoff Asser
  • Publisher : Infinite Ideas
  • Release : 20 October 2021
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Cross-cultural issues assume huge significance in any cross-national merger and acquisition activity. M&A is one of the key instruments of globalization and a critical route to business and economic growth and yet the vital cultural issues are all too frequently buried beneath management obsession with the legal, financial and operational obstacles to integration. Up to fifty per cent of mergers and acquisitions fail to meet the objectives of any of the parties involved and the principle source of that

Something’s Gotta Give

Something’s Gotta Give
  • Author : Beth R. Bernhardt,Leah H. Hinds,Katina Strauch
  • Publisher : Purdue University Press
  • Release : 15 October 2012
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The theme of the 2011 Charleston Conference, the annual event that explores issues in book and serial acquisition, was "Something's Gotta Give." The conference, held November 2-5, 2011, in Charleston, SC, included 9 pre-meetings, more than 10 plenaries, and over 120 concurrent sessions. The theme reflected the increasing sense of strain felt by both libraries and publishers as troubling economic trends and rapid technological change challenge the information supply chain. What part of the system will buckle under this pressure? Who will be the winners

The IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management

The IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management
  • Author : Mr Jules Winterton,Professor Richard A Danner
  • Publisher : Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
  • Release : 01 October 2012
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Around the world, legal information managers, law librarians and other legal information specialists work in many settings: law schools, private law firms, courts, government, and public law libraries of various types. They are characterized by their expertise in working with legal information in its many forms, and by their work supporting legal professionals, scholars, or students training to become lawyers. In an ever-shrinking world and a time of unprecedented technological change, the work of legal information managers is challenging and

Librarianship

Librarianship
  • Author : Gobinda G. Chowdhury
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 20 October 2021
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Every profession needs an introductory text to its core body of knowledge. This definitive textbook is the most up-to-date introduction to the profession of librarianship for students and new entrants to the profession available. It is also the first to give a complete overview of all aspects of professional librarianship in the 21st century, and to offer authoritative analysis of modern libraries and librarianship. Key areas covered include: libraries and information services: evolution or revolution? information resources and services information

Globalization

Globalization
  • Author : Jan Aart Scholte
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release : 16 March 2017
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This highly-acclaimed, bestselling textbook, quickly established itself as one of the leading texts on the subject worldwide in its 1st edition. Now substantially revised and updated, Scholte provides students with a comprehensive introduction to globalization and questions why this phenomenon has occurred, to what extent it changes the world, and whether it is a force for good or ill. Accessibly written by a leading authority both as an academic researcher and a policy consultant, this second edition draws on the

Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty

Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty
  • Author : Frederick Funston,Stephen Wagner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 05 April 2010
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A new book to help senior executives and boards get smart about risk management The ability of businesses to survive and thrive often requires unconventional thinking and calculated risk taking. The key is to make the right decisions—even under the most risky, uncertain, and turbulent conditions. In the new book, Surviving and Thriving in Uncertainty: Creating the Risk Intelligent Enterprise, authors Rick Funston and Steve Wagner suggest that effective risk taking is needed in order to innovate, stay competitive,