The Acquisitions Department of the Technical Services division is responsible for the procurement of library materials for Indiana University Libraries and regional campus libraries. The work of the department includes the acquisition, receipt, and management of physical materials including print, DVD, microfilm, microfiche, and other external media, as well as the acquisition, licensing, and access management of electronic resources including databases, electronic journals, electronic books, data sets, and other electronic media. Acquisitions collaborates with a variety of domestic and international vendors in the management of the Libraries’ procurement activities, ensuring fiscal responsibility according to federal and institutional accounting rules and standards. The Acquisitions Department is organized into the following areas.
- Acquisitions Accounting: Emily Schramm, Head
- Electronic Resources Acquisitions (ERA): Rivkah Cooke, Head
- Monographic Acquisitions: Lisa Lent, Head
- Serials Acquisitions: Rachel Wheeler, Head