The Acquisition Department is mainly concerned with the development of library collection in a variety of formats?
 

The primary responsibility of the Acquisitions Department is to select and acquire library materials needed to support the educational and research mission of the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. Acquisitions facilitate the selection and acquisition of material for KFUPM faculty and students. Acquisitions administers the Libraries' materials budget and handles donations of gifts in kind. We order, receive, and process library material in any format from around the world. Acquisitions adhere to generally accepted accounting principles and we measure and evaluate vendor performance and sources of supply. We also maintain the highest ethical standards in our business transactions.

The major functions of the department include:

 

  • Selection, ordering, and receiving of materials.
  • Review of Collection.
  • Weeding

 

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