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Acquisitions Services

The mission of the Acquisitions Services Department is to order, document accessibility or receipt of materials, and process invoices for payment for all electronic resources obtained for the University Libraries’ collections and all physical items housed in three library buildings: the University Library, the Dewey Library and the Science Library. Typical activities of the department include: searching OCLC and importing records into ALEPH, creating order records for onetime orders and continuations, placing orders through vendors and with publishers, receiving materials in ALEPH using arrival function or check-in, directing received materials to the appropriate department, preparing and paying invoices in ALEPH, using vendor web sites and other resources to place orders and research status of titles, and verifying correct disbursement of invoice payments.

  Phone Location
Books & Serials - Invoicing 518-442-3624 LI-B34G
Books - Receiving 518-442-3625 LI-B34D
Order Creation Unit 518-442-3589 LI-B34G
Serials 518-442-3627 LI-B34D

Department Personnel