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Title Moving materials : physical delivery in libraries / edited by Valerie Horton and Bruce Smith
Published Chicago : American Library Association, 2010


Description 1 online resource (vi, 202 pages) : illustrations
Contents The current landscape of physical delivery. Delivery : the forgotten function / Valerie Horton -- Factors influencing delivery options / Valerie Horton and Brenda Bailey-Hainer -- Physical delivery service organization / Bruce Smith -- Library delivery service models. Creating an in-house delivery system / Bruce Smith -- Outsourcing delivery services / Valerie Horton and Greg Pronevitz -- Contractual vendor relations / David Millikin and Brenda Bailey-Hainer -- Managing physical delivery services. Routing and materials management systems / Bruce Smith and Valerie Horton -- Growth management solutions / Valerie Horton, Ivan Gaetz, and Bruce Smith -- Managing participating libraries' relationships / Valerie Horton -- Managing the delivery service / Valerie Horton, Lisa Priebe, and Melissa Stockton -- The future of physical delivery. Home delivery / Lori Ayres and Jim Myers -- Connecting courier services / Valerie Horton
Summary Moving Materials is the guide to contemporary logistics management for libraries. Eleven experts in the field explore every aspect of this multi-million dollar function
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-189) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Direct delivery of books -- United States
Library materials -- Transportation -- United States
Interlibrary loans -- United States.
Library cooperation -- United States -- Case studies
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
Direct delivery of books
Interlibrary loans
Library cooperation
Library materials -- Transportation
United States
Genre/Form Case studies
Case studies.
√Čtudes de cas.
Form Electronic book
Author Horton, Valerie.
Smith, Bruce, 1967-
ISBN 9780838997291