Acquisitions Resources and Discovery Services

Description

The ARDS Department is responsible for providing acquisitions of all library materials to support academic programs, including access to and support of all electronic resources.

Core responsibilities include management of all acquisitions activities, including licensing for library electronic products, ordering and receiving of library materials in all formats, paying all acquisition-related invoices; creating and maintenance of new tools and services for managing resources acquisitions, including CORAL (open source ERM system) and Datamart (Aleph reporting tool); creation and maintenance of Aleph and website records for e-resources and serials to ensue effective bibliographic organization and usability. ARDS identifies and develops access enhancements such as SFX, eJournal Locator and Metalib integration, along with infrastructure support such as persistent URL management for serial and electronic resources, remote access via ezproxy, and coordination of electronic resources management system. The department investigates best practices and enhancements to ensure a positive user experience.

ARDS manages extensive usage statistics and analysis to support collection decisions.

These core activities are carried out to meet the research needs of the library patron with an eye for collaborative work approaches and informed bibliographic, technical, service, and business practices.

Units and Staff

Natasha Lyandres, Head, Acquisitions Resources and Discovery Services
115B Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-3009

Monographic Acquisitions Unit

Laura Sill, Head, Monographic Acquisitions Librarian
118 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-4036

Order:

Pat Krivan, Library Assistant III. Monographic Order
118 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-5261

Teena Listenberger, Library Assistant III. Monographic Order
118 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-5614

Leigh Taylor, Library Assistant III. Monographic Order
118 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-4045

Receipt and Approval:

Therese Bauters, Library Assistant III. Monographic Receipt
118 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-6188

Barb Dean-Davis, Library Assistant III. Monographic Receipt
118 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-5629

Sandy Sarber, Library Assistant III. Monographic Receipt
118 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-4038

Licensing, Pay & Serials Acquisitions Unit

Andrea Langhurst, Licensing/Acquisitions Librarian
114 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-9809

Lee Purdy, Senior Accounting Assistant
122 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-4037

Robin Lisek, Library Assistant III. Bibliographic Access and Pay
115A Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-3818

Pam Nicholas, Serials Acquisitions Specialist
122 Hesburgh Library (574) 631- 7577

Belinda Obren, Library Assistant III. Ordering/Licensing
118 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-2643

Trish O'Rourke, Senior Accounting Assistant
122 Hesburgh Library  (574) 631-6374

Electronic Resources and Serials Access Unit

Natasha Lyandres, Head, Acquisitions Resources and Discovery Services
115B Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-3009

Electronic Resources Technologies

Benjamin Heet, Senior Technical Analyst
115A Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-4329

Kim Marie Ferraro, Library Assistant III. Electronic Journals
118 Hesburgh (574) 631-6495 (reports to Ben Heet)

Robin Schaaf, Electronic Resources Technical Analyst
115A Hesburgh Library (574) 631-1575

Jaron Kennel, Electronic Resources Technical Analyst
115A Hesburgh Library (574) 631-1575

Serials and Electronic Resources Cataloging
Serials Cataloging and Receipt:

Lisa Stienbarger, Supervisor, Serials Cataloging and Processing
118 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-4631

Bobbie Lou Philotoff, Library Assistant III. Serials Cataloging
122 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-3255

Jayne Schlutt, Library Assistant III. Serials Cataloging
122 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631- 4046

Nelson Weindling, Library Assistant III. Serials Cataloging
122 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-3255

Electronic Resources Cataloging and Batchprocessing Management:

Nastia Guimaraes, Metadata Bibliographic Access Specialist
115A Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-1165

Lisa Stienbarger, Supervisor, Serials Cataloging and Processing
118 Hesburgh Library   (574) 631-4631