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There are many ways to learn more about the career of acquisitions librarian. You can read books and magazines about librarianship and visit the Web sites of library associations. (There is a good list available at www.acqweb.org/journals_news.) You might also visit the Web sites of library acquisitions departments to learn about issues that affect acquisitions librarians. Ask your school librarian about the acquisition or collection development aspects of his or her job. A librarian, teacher, or school counselor may be able to arrange an informational interview with an acquisitions librarian.

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