Acquisitions, Serials & Collection Development

The Acquisitions, Serials & Collection Development Department is responsible for the expeditious ordering and receipt of materials in all formats and the management of the materials budget. The acquisition of materials is shaped by the Library's Collection Development Policy. The Odum Library collection currently has over 500,000 items.

The Acquisitions/Serials Department works with academic department coordinators, librarian liaisons, donors, and others to build the libraries' collections in support of the academic mission of the university. The department is also responsible for book repairs, binding, recycling of withdrawn materials, and the maintenance of periodicals holding information.

Staff

Service Phone Staff Name Email
Acquisitions 229-333-5864 Acquisitions Contact Form
FAX 229-259-5059
Director of Collection & Resource Services 229-245-3734 Smith, Ken kensmith@valdosta.edu
Acquisitions/Cataloging Librarian 229-245-5057 Taylor, Robert (they/them) rngriggs@valdosta.edu
Electronic Resources Librarian/Serials 229-245-3751 Lee, Jessica (she/her) jessicalee@valdosta.edu
Library Assistant 229-333-5866 Smoot, Alice amsmoot@valdosta.edu
Library Technical Assistant 229-333-5864 Wallace, Joshua jmwallace@valdosta.edu