UNIVERSITY OF DAR ES SALAAM
LIBRARY SERVICES (LIBRARY)

Acquisition

The function of the Acquisitions department goes beyond buying books. The Acquisitions department responsibilities include having:

  •     To order, claim, receive, preserve, and pay for all library materials.
  •     To negotiate licensing agreements for electronic publications and on-line services.
  •     To monitor, coordinate, implement, and evaluate all collection related activities.
  •     To check-in, organize, and perform shelf preparation for all serials.
  •     To perform gift and exchange activities.
  •     To select and evaluate sources of supply.
  •     To provide management and financial reports and statistics