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Acquisitions/Serials

The Acquisitions/Serials Unit, a part of the Technical Services Department, coordinates and facilitates the selection, purchase and preservation of library materials in any format, and provides access to information needed to support the education and research mission of the University.

For more information about the Acquisitions Unit, please contact Jenny Hock, Acquisitions Librarian, via e-mail or by telephone at 325-486-6525. For more information about or assistance with online serials, contact Susan Elkins, Electronic Serials Librarian, via e-mail or by telephone at 325-486-6548.

Who’s Who in Technical Services?


Functions:

  • Ordering, claiming, receiving, preservation and payment of all library materials.
  • Monitoring, coordinating, implementing and evaluating all collection-related activities.
  • Serials check-in, control, organization and shelf preparation.
  • Providing management and financial reports/statistics.
  • Selecting and evaluating sources of supply.
  • Organizing gift and exchange activities.
  • Providing current awareness services.

Tools of the Trade:

Acquisitions FAQ - New Resources