The Acquisitions Department has the primary responsibility to acquire library materials needed to support the educational and research mission of Duke University. Working with 32 subject specialist, Acquisitions:
Acquisitions adheres to generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP); we maintain the highest ethical standards in our business transactions. The Department consists of 16 professional and career bi-weekly staff and is part of the Information Services Division.
Acquisitions seeks opportunities to further our efforts for an efficient workflow while maintaining good customer service with all partners in the publishing, vendor, and agent community; striving to work collaboratively for the benefit of the researcher needs on campus within TRLN. We continue to review, analyze and assess vendor performance and sources of supply facilitating cooperative purchasing to meet the mission of the University. We participate in several consortia opportunities to provide electronic resources for the TRLN community.
New Initiatives for 2010/2011
Department Head: Nancy Gibbs (firstname.lastname@example.org) phone: 919-660-5894
Accounting Head: Marty Berryman email@example.com phone: 919-660-5986
Electronic Resources: Debi Eason (firstname.lastname@example.org) phone: 919-660-5907
Order Management Head: Paul Lightcap (email@example.com) phone: 919-660-5909
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