New Article: “Supply Chain Risk after Swets: Evaluating the Financial Viability of Library Vendors”
The following article appears in the latest issue of Library Leadership and Management.
Supply Chain Risk after Swets: Evaluating the Financial Viability of Library Vendors
John Eric Juricek
Library Leadership and Management
Vol 31, No. 3 (2018)
The financial collapse of a library vendor can have serious repercussions, but steps can be taken to investigate the financial health of vendors to help avoid surprises. Useful tools and techniques to minimize risk and maximize business continuity are described and the limits of such research explored. The broader supply chain context of library vendors is also outlined
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11 pages; PDF.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.