The Acquisitions Unit is responsible for acquiring all materials added to Cornette Library collections (excluding Government Documents). Our role in the library’s mission to support the educational and research goals of WTAMU students and faculty includes the following:
- Order, receive, and process payments for materials in all formats (physical and electronic) including books, ebooks, electronic journal packages, standing orders, continuations, DVD, streaming video, etc
- Work with vendors and consortia (including Texas A&M University System libraries, regional, state and multi-state consortia) in order to participate in cooperative licensing of electronic resources that will benefit our faculty and students, and support WTAMU curriculum and research needs
- Process gift items donated to the library
- Manage the expenditure of the library materials budget and maintain records and statistics for the monies spent each year, and the materials added to our collections
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