Acquisitions

 

 

Orders, Claims and Cancellations
Monographic Receipt
Serial Receipt
E-Resources
European Blanket Order
Latin American Blanket Order
Approval Plans

Gifts

Marking

 

Slavic Acquisitions

 

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Functions of Acquisitions

Orders, Claims and Cancellations

The Claiming, Canceling and Ordering Unit is responsible for all monograph and serial titles. Contact the staff listed below for further information. Here is a list of some of our commonly used vendors.

For monograph claims and cancellations: contact Tamara Redenbaugh at rednebghillinois.edu or call (217)300-4630.

For serial claims: contact Naomi Crow at nrcrow@illinois.edu or (217) 333-1054.

For serial cancellations: contact Faraba Parish at fparish@illinois.edu or call (217) 265-5490.

For orders: contact Beth Trotter at btrotter@illinois.edu or call (217) 244-8368.

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Monographic Receipt

The monographic receipt team is responsible for processing all Roman language monographs that result from firm orders. A firm order is a one-time order for which an individual purchase order has been issued to a vendor.

Click to see a list of most commonly used vendors.

Contact Linda Morris at lcmorris@illinois.edu, or call (217) 244-1352 for further information.

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Serial Receipt

The serial receipt team processes approximately 6,000 serials each month. Journals, contins, cat as seps, and analytics are processed and then sent to the appropriate unit.

For information about journals, contact Katie Dorsey at crdorsey@illinois.edu or call (217) 333-1054 & Tonya Webb at twebb@illinois.edu or call (217) 333-0252.

For information about continuation, contact Mary Anderson at manders@illinois.edu or call (217) 333-4164 (International contins) or Katie Dorsey at  crdorsey@illinois.edu or call (217) 333-3829 (domestic contins).

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E-Resources

In the Acquisitions Department, our electronic resources librarian reviews new products and approves licenses and contracts. Troubleshooting is done to resolve access problems.

Visit the E-Resources page for more information.

Contact Wendy Shelburne at shelburn@illinois.edu or call (217) 244-2068 for further information.

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Approval Plans

Approval plans and blanket orders are methods of acquiring library materials whereby a vendor selects material for us based upon a profile provided by the Library. The vendor ships materials to the Library weekly. Any material that the Library does not want can be returned to the vendor. Often, as in the case of the domestic and British approval plans, substantial discounts are offered by the vendor. These profiles are under continuous review. A thorough evaluation of all approval plans was done in FY 2009 when we changed over to YBP as our vendor for all approval books.

Contact Lynn Wiley at lnwiley@illinois.edu or call (217) 244-1846 for further information.

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European Blanket Order

The Library has three European Blanket Order plans: German (Harrassowitz), French (Aux Amateur), and Italian and Spanish (Casalini). The vendors who service these plans select the best scholarly books on our behalf according to a pre-established subject profile. We are able to return any inappropriate selections. Subjects represented by these plans include cinema, economics, European language and literature, history, linguistics, philosophy, political science, religion, sociology, theater.

Contact Susanne Birgerson at sbirgers@illinois.edu or call (217) 333-7687 for further information.

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Latin American Blanket Order

Through the Latin American Blanket Order, we receive books published in countries throughout Central and South America including: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

Contact Paula Carns at pcarns@illinois.edu or (217) 244-0483 for further information.

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Gifts

The Acquisitions Department processes gift books, serials, and other materials.  The Office of Collections has established policies and procedures for working with gifts.

Contact Beth Trotter at btrotter@illinoic.edu or call (217) 244-8368 for further information.

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Marking

The Acquisitions Department puts ownership and call number information on all University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign library materials plus adding security strips to all materials. Approximately 200,000 books, serials, audiovisual materials, maps, and other items are marked each year.  Materials are stamped with the library location and a call number affixed to the materials.

Contact Tonya Webb at twebb@illinois.edu or call (217) 333-0252 further information.

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Slavic Acquisitions

For over 50 years, the Library has supported one of the West's largest and deepest collections on Russia, Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (now estimated at approximately 800,000 volumes). Each year, materials in dozens of languages from over 30 countries are added to the collection through a combination of approval plans, firm orders, and full-text database subscriptions. Slavic technical services staff order and process materials in all disciplines, with a focus on social sciences and the humanities.

Contact Kit Condill at condill@illinoic.edu or call (217) 244-2073 for further information.

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