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Acquisitions Department

The Acquisitions Department, part of Library Technical Services, is headed by Janet Siar. The department overall is responsible for acquiring most library materials.

Monographic Acquisitions

The Monographs Unit, coordinated by Maggie Ferris, is responsible for the order and receipt of monographic materials and for shelf preparation/processing of materials for the University of Delaware Library.

Links:

Suggesting Materials for the Library
Information for Library Staff (Accessed via Staff Web)

Serials

The Serials Unit, coordinated by Marie Seymour-Green, is responsible for ordering and processing incoming serials which includes magazines, newspapers, print journals, electronic journals, and annual editions. The Unit also processes incoming media such as microfilm, microfiche and CD-ROM serial titles.

Links:

Current Periodicals
Suggesting Materials for the Library
E-Journals Problem Report
Information for Library Staff (Accessed via Staff Web)
Student Assistant Intranet (Password required)

Government Documents and Maps Processing

The University of Delaware Library is a Federal Depository for US Government Documents. The Government Documents and Maps Unit, coordinated by John Stevenson, is responsible for processing any incoming government documents, maps and related materials.

Links:

U.S. Government Information Subject Guide
Maps Subject Guide
Using government resources
Information for Library Staff (Accessed via Staff Web)