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E‐Commerce — buying books on the Internet

Geoffrey Gilbert (Acquisitions Team Leader, Information Services, University of Birmingham)

VINE

ISSN: 0305-5728

Article publication date: 1 March 2000

Abstract

This article explains how and why the University of Birmingham have started using the Internet in the acquisitions process. Some of the practical problems as well as the advantages are discussed. Suggestions are made about what conditions need to be met for more use of the Internet to be made.

Citation

Gilbert, G. (2000), "E‐Commerce — buying books on the Internet", VINE, Vol. 30 No. 3, pp. 6-9. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb040756

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MCB UP Ltd

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