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Acquisition Services is responsible for the order and receipt of materials selected for the library’s collections, for the management of the Book and Materials budget, and for the receipt and processing of gift items.  The department purchases materials in a variety of formats ranging from print to microform to electronic.  Materials are acquired through a variety of methods including direct payment, lease (for electronic products), gifts from donors and institutions, and exchange with other institutional partners.  Acquisition Services supports the work of the subject librarians who comprise the Collection Development Committee.

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Acquisitions Faculty and Staff members:

Tristum Bennett
Tristum Bennett Library Specialist
Acquisition Services - Cataloging Services
tmbennett@eiu.edu | 217-581-7558 | 1437 Booth Library
Samantha Bobbitt
Samantha Bobbitt Library Specialist
Acquisition Services
sjbobbitt@eiu.edu | 217 581-7556 | 1427 Booth Library
Janice Derr
Janice Derr Head of Acquisition Services
Acquisition Services
jmderr@eiu.edu | 217-581-7555 | 1433 Booth Library | Selected Works