TITLE

Gold in the Garbage: Making the Most from the Treasure in Your Trash

AUTHOR(S)
Robertson, Guy
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Feliciter;2004, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on what librarians should do to ensure that they can identify the valuable books that come their way. First, acknowledge that any library can be the owner or recipient of such items, which can arrive as gifts through the book return slot or in the mail. A librarian needn't immediately sell or dispose of an item that has appeared on the doorstep. Some libraries display interesting donations in imaginative ways. Some librarians feel uncomfortable about selling donations to dealers. This is taking the non-profit ethic so far.
ACCESSION #
12932286

 

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