Mary and Jeff Bell Library

Collection Management/Acquisitions

The Collection Management/Acquisitions Department is responsible for ensuring that the library has a collection that supports the University’s curriculum. The department is responsible for:
  • Purchasing and acquiring materials in all major formats (print, media/DVD, online/electronic, etc.);
  • Coordinating purchases with the librarian liaisons and the faculty library liaisons;
  • Coordinating and updating collection development policies;
  • Receiving and processing gifts; and
  • Removing outdated materials from the Library’s collection.
We invite questions and/or comments and look forward to hearing from you. Please contact Edward Kownslar at or by phone at 361-825-2677.

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