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Suggestion for New Title Purchase: Essentials of Operations Management

Published by Dipa Barua

Author: Nigel Slack, Alistair Brandon-Jones, Robert Johnston
Title: Essentials of Operations Management
Publisher & where & when published: Pearson, England, 2011
Where you saw this item mentioned: BUS715 Syllabus
If you wish to be notified when the item is ready for you, please select a pick-up location: Belzberg Library (SFU Vancouver)
Your affiliation: SFU Graduate Student

A: Thanks very much for your recent book suggestion, which was forwarded on to me as the Graduate Business Librarian. I'm very sorry to hear that you've been having issues with our e-book version of Essentials of Operations Management.

However, we typically only purchase textbooks when an instructor requests that one be put on reserve for a course, as the shortened loan period then ensures that the book is available to the entire class throughout the semester. Although we do have some textbooks in the library, the main focus of our collection funds is to complement, rather than duplicate, the required texts that students are already buying for their courses.
In this case, since this text is a few years old and we do have an electronic version available,  we're not considering purchasing a print copy at this time. But please feel free to get in touch with any further book suggestions you might have.
It may be that there is a technical issue with this e-book, which we can certainly investigate. I just tested it and didn't seem to encounter any problems, but please let me know if you are still experiencing the same timing out issue, and we can look into it for you.

All the best,
Megan Sorenson, MLIS, MA
Liaison Librarian, Urban Studies, Public Policy, and Graduate Business
Belzberg Library, Simon Fraser University
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