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Acqusitions Department Resources for Staff

Contact Information

Head of Collection Development : Emily Hutton-Hughes (315) 228-7308
Digital Resources Librarian: Mike Poulin (315) 228-7025
Acquisitions Supervisor and billing contact: Tami Watson (315) 228-7307
Media Acquisitions Coordinator: Rhonda Pancoe (315) 228-7858
Serials Department Main contact: Christine Dunleavy (315) 228-6219.
Case Library Fax number: (315) 228-6227
Shipping Address:   Case Library / 13 Oak Dr. / Hamilton, NY 13346 USA

Request items to be added to the collection (Colgate Community only please)


Database vendors : contact information, help desk etc.

Contact information: sales and technical support
Interlibrary Loan License restrictions

Sources for Acquiring Out Of Print Material

Alibris (good portal for very reputable out of print dealers)
UK Book world(links to British oop booksellers)
International league of Antiquarian Booksellers

In Print & Price Listing Resources /Ordering Materials Online

Amazon Books (US)
Amazon Germany
Amazon France
Amazon UK
Barnes and Noble
Currency Converter

AddAll : Book Search & Price Comparison
BestBook Buys (more comparison book shopping)
Book comparison book shopping)
Price Compare or Search Online Bookstores by ISBN

US Vendors Used Frequently

Gale Group
Yankee Book Peddler and GOBI Three
Worldwide Books

Selected International Publishers, Bookseller's & Vendors

African Books Collective
Casalini Libri (Italian vendor)
Harrasowitz (German vendor)
KKAgencies (India)
Bagchee Associates (India)
Latin American Book Store
Servilibros (Spanish vendor)
Iberbook sanchez Cuesta (Spanish vendor)
Touzot/Aux Amateurs (French bookseller)
Wheelers Books/South Pacific Books LTD
UN Sales Publications

Audiovisual links

Criterion Collection
DocuSeek2 Film and Video Finder
Facets Multimedia
Films for the Humanities and Sciences
Library Video Company
Midwest Tape
Microcinema International
Women Make Movies: Film & video catalog

Serials Links used frequently

Ebsco Information Services
National Archive Publishing Company
Portico- participating titles
JSTOR for Librarians

Some Acquisitions Facts

Number of print books acquired: 11,249 vols (FY2012)
Average price of an US published academic monograph incl. vendor discount: $41.085 (FY2012)
Average price of a US periodical $671 in 2012 | Average cost of a foreign published periodical $1,359
Average price increase for a periodical subscription expected in 2013: :6.5%
Percentage of the materials budget consumed by serial expenditures: 72%
Total number of paid subscriptions: 2,565 (FY2012). 73% with online access. 67% of these are online only susbcriptions.

Acquisitions Manual of operations

Page Created & Maintained by: Emily Hutton-Hughes | Last Updated: March 5, 2013 | © 2009

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