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Acquisitions & Collection Services

Faculty & Staff

Michael Arthur, Head of Acquisitions and Collection Services

  • Coordinates the libraries’ collection development policies and activities, sets collection priorities, evaluates the libraries’ collections and acquires library resources in all formats.
  • Provides leadership and directs the workflow of the department to accomplish its mission.
  • Manage library materials budget.
  • Manages all departmental operations including: hiring, training, and supervising professionals, para-professionals, and student assistants. This includes conducting performance reviews and purchasing print and non-print materials for the library.
  • Reviews and adjusts position descriptions, conducts specific workflow analyses, develops policies and makes changes to workflow as needed in order to ensure efficient operations.

Ying Zhang, Acquisitions Librarian

  • Supervisor of Acquisitions unit and Serials unit.
  • Participates in analyzing operations, develop, implement and update policies and procedures and ensure quality control of the monographic and serials unit.
  • Monitor acquisitions and fund balances, adjust monographic ordering to ensure efficient workflow and expenditure of state monies. Also maintains statistical and budget data.
  • Works closely with Cataloging Services department, Electronic resources Librarians and outside vendors to keep the monographic and serials workflow current.

Athena Hoeppner, Electronic Resources Librarian

  • Supervisor of Electronic Resources unit.
  • She coordinates the acquisitions, review and de-selection of electronic content.
  • Local administrator for SFX, EZproxy, and Verde.
  • Primary web editor for database.
  • Liaison with Cataloging, Reference and other departments who use or make e-content accessible.

Kelly Gaiser, Office Assistant

  • Coordinates publisher & vendor-related programming.
  • Management of content for department website.
  • Manages Gift receiving and donor relations.
  • Sorts donated materials by subject; informs the appropriate Collection Development Librarian to review for possible addition to the collection.
  • Publication/marketing related to library collections.

Electronic Resources

The Electronic Resources unit is responsible for acquiring and providing access to all electronic materials.

Jamie LaMoreaux, Library Specialist

  • Works with SFX including: checking online database access, correcting thresholds and turning on or off targets.
  • Electronic resources invoices, yearly statistics and keeping track of electronic costs and vendor information.
  • Works directly with vendors on the handling of licenses.
  • Helps with special projects as assigned by Athena.

Serials

The serials unit is responsible for the processing of all incoming journals/periodicals, government documents and microforms. This includes ordering, receiving and certifying items for payment.

Joseph Bizon, Library Technical Assistant Supervisor

  • Supervisor of Serials unit.
  • Renews and updates subscriptions on all serials including periodicals, microforms, and standing orders.
  • Receives and processes invoices for payment.
  • Handles training for staff and student assistants.
  • Handles complex problems related to procurement of serials.

Katie Kirwan, Senior Library Technical Assistant

  • Handles all aspects of binding process, including journals/periodicals.
  • Receives and processes invoices for payment.
  • Assists Electronic Resources Unit.

Susan MacDuffee, Senior Library Technical Assistant

  • Receiving and processing of government documents and microform.
  • Receiving and processing of all journal materials.
  • Creates prediction patterns.
  • Assists with Electronic Resources Unit.

Tatyana Leonova, Senior Library Technical Assistant

  • Receiving and processing of standing orders and reference materials.
  • Handles claiming and creates prediction patterns.
  • Assists with check-in of journals.

Acquisitions

The acquisitions unit is responsible for processing all incoming requests for purchasing of materials. This includes per-order searching, ordering, and receiving for print and non-print monographs and certifies items for payment.

Tina Candela, Library Technical Assistant Supervisor

  • Supervisor of Firm Order Unit.
  • Orders, receives, and processes invoices for monographic orders.
  • Handles all special orders.
  • Works with new and rare book vendors.
  • Resolves problems between library, publishers and vendors.

Elena Beredo, Senior Library Technical Assistant

  • Primary contact person for the approval program.
  • Firm orders print, non-print materials, and streaming videos.
  • Handles orders and verifies shipments.
  • Certifies items for payment and handles damages and publication discrepancies.

Cara Calabrese, Senior Library Technical Assistant

  • Primary contact person for the firm ordering unit.
  • Firm orders print, e-books, and streaming videos.
  • Handles orders and verifies shipments.
  • Certifies items for payment and handles damages and publication discrepancies.

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