Acquisitions and Collection Services

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2016 Acquisitions Staff

Acquisitions & Collection Services actively develops the collection of library resources to support and enrich the academic programs at the University of Central Florida by coordinating the selection, purchase and licensing, and processing of content.   The department acquires material and content in all formats, and facilitates the discovery and  delivery of these resources to users of the library.                                          

What We Do:

Acquisitions

  • Orders recommended materials for purchase
  • Approves invoices for payment
  • Delivers received materials to Cataloging for processing

Electronic Resources

  • Requests for electronic resources
  • Purchasing, licensing, invoice approvals
  • Maintains and develops discovery and access systems

Gifts

  • Accepts & records donations
  • Submits acknowledgement notes for each donation

Serials

  • Approves invoices for payment
  • Orders/renews/checks-in/claims periodicals
  • Updates microform holdings records in catalog

Collection Development

  • Coordinates and collection development activities of librarian liaisons to UCF Schools, Departments, and programs
  • Selects content to be added to the collection
  • Evaluates the collection, usage, and ROI
  • Prepares Accreditation Reports, BOR Program Reviews, and Benchmarking reports for Proposed New Degree Programs
  • Plan for expenditures and projects budgetary needs

For more information see the Collection Development Overview and Policies

 

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