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General Acquisitions Workflow


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General Workflow

Searching and placing orders    Vendors      Receiving     Invoicing      Approval plans     Rush Orders      Serials



The Serials Acquisitions Unit is divided into the Periodicals Section and the Continuations Section. Journal receipts are handled by the Periodicals Section ; other continuations, booksets and monographic series are checked in and added by the Continuations Section. New orders for serials are searched and placed by staff of the Serials Acquisitions Unit. The unit also assumes cataloging responsibilities for title changes of exisiting subscriptions.

Currently periodicals are added by staff in Cataloging. New titles are also cataloged by staff in Cataloging.