Acquisitions Section

This section is dedicated to acquisition and associated bibliographic control for all formats of information resources through purchase, lease, and other access methods and in all types of libraries.


  • Executive
    The Executive Committee leads the Acquisitions Section.
  • Education
    Supports educational efforts in the area of acquisitions.
  • Publications
    Develops and reviews publications by identifying appropriate topics for new publications (including the Acquisition Guides Series).
  • Research and Statistics
    Identifies needed research in acquisitions among other goals.
  • Technology
    Identifies technology trends, especially those that related to acquisition activities, and disseminates this information.
  • Nominating
    Nominates candidates for elective offices of the section.
  • Policy and Planning
    Coordinates the policy and planning activities of the Acquisition Section.
  • Organization and Management
    Promotes the development and practice of effective techniques and sound ethical, fiscal, and legal policies and procedures in acquisitions management.

Liaisons & Representatives

AS liaisons and representatives facilitate communication between the section and division-level committees. | roster

Interest Group

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