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University Press Week: We Are What We Acquire

I’m always surprised when smart people advocate a passive approach to the acquisition of scholarly books. I detect a whiff of this in the American Library Association’s recent collection Getting the Word Out , with its borderline nostalgia for an era when university presses published only their own faculty, presumably without regard for conventional list building.