What we do
  • The Acquisitions Department is responsible for acquiring materials in all formats, both physical and electronic.
  • Ordering materials from sources all over the world
  • Receiving and copy cataloging
  • Follow up as necessary to ensure that orders are fulfilled in a timely manner
  • Payment of invoices for all library materials
  • Establishing and maintaining access to electronic resources acquired.
In addition, the Acquisitions Department
  • Sets up and maintains approval plans, subscriptions and standing orders
  • Assesses sources of supply, vendor performance and associated services while seeking opportunities to further workflow efficiencies
  • Maintains the highest ethical standards and excellent customer service with our clients, vendors and service providers