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Acquisitions & Collection Services

Collection Development Liaison

Michael Arthur

Michael Arthur

Department Head, Acquisitions & Collection Services

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  • Office: John C. Hitt Library, 5th floor, Rm. 502A
  • Office Hours: By Appointment Only


  • Master of Public Administration, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia,  May 2006
  • Master of Library Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, December 1999


Michael Arthur is Head of Acquisitions & Collection Services at the University of Central Florida. Michael received his Bachelor of Science in Sport Marketing & Management in 1991, and his Master of Library Science in 1999, from Indiana University in Bloomington. He received his Master of Public Administration degree from Old Dominion University in 2006. He is a member of Pi Alpha Alpha, the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. Michael is active in ALA, and the North American Serials Interest Group (NASIG), and regularly attends The Charleston Conference. He has presented at NASIG, and Charleston as well as the North Carolina Serials Conference, and the Acquisitions Institute. He has published articles in The Serials Librarian and Serials Review. He was Chair of the state wide Collection Planning Committee for the state universities in Florida, and served tor two years as co-chair of the Collection Development Committee for the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries. Michael is a member of the Springer Academic Library Advisory Board. Michael enjoys speaking about ways to make technical services operations more effective. Michael enjoys camping and helping out with Scouting. Michael lives in the Orlando, FL area with his wife Amy and their three children Jacob, Abigail and Sarah.


  • Charleston Conference: Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition Annual Conference, 2000-2012
  • North American Serials Interest Group Annual Conference, 2001, 2003-2005, 2007-2013
  • American Library Association Annual Conference 2005, 2008, 2013
  • Florida Library Association Annual Conference 2010-2011

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