Description:The Acqnet list is run by the ALCTS Acquistions Section, and is a discussion forum for ALCTS members and non-members on issues that are of concern in library acquisitions.
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Christian Boissonnas, formerly Director, Central Technical Services, Cornell University Library (now retired) was founding Editor of ACQNET-L. Eleanor Cook was Chief editor from 1994 through 2013. Lisa Spagnolo and Keith Powell served as chief editors from 2013-2015. Eric Lease Morgan is ACQNET Archivist. The list moved from ibiblio to American Library Association servers in 2015, with a name change from ACQNET-L to AcqNet.