Gifts and Exchanges: Problems, Frustrations, . . . and by Linda S Katz

By Linda S Katz

this significant ebook explores the various questions tough librarians who paintings with presents and exchanges (G&E) as a part of their day-by-day duties. Too usually, due to shrinking library budgets, library presents are thought of burdensome and unprofitable drains on either monetary and group of workers assets. even though, presents and Exchanges: difficulties, Frustrations, . . . and Triumphs offers suggestions that may let you embody your library’s presents as rewards. during this publication, you can find the most recent methods of disposing undesirable fabrics, making plans and protecting e-book revenues and auctions, and working a full-time bookstall with buddies of the Library.

Gifts and Exchanges covers the numerous questions which are presently hard librarians who paintings with presents and exchanges--the difficulties, resembling constrained house and an understaffed staff, frustrations, and triumphs that make up your day-by-day regimen in e-book donations.

The many chapters in presents and Exchanges will help you in fixing your worst reward and trade nightmares as you discover study and recommendations on:

  • the significance of a present coverage and its interpretation
  • a template for drafting a present policy
  • G&E tactics in libraries now not affiliated with the organization for learn Libraries
  • answers to todays G&E problems
  • disposing and taking advantage of undesirable gifts
  • encouraging the presents you want


    Gifts and Exchanges is a beneficial reference to help you swim via your department’s sea of presents and exchanges. As a library profesional, you are going to reap the benefits of this book’s present and well-researched solutions to the issues that flood your G&E department.

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