Collections Support


The Collections Support Unit

The Collections Support Unit coordinates record loading and metadata management, ordering and processing tangible library material, streaming video, and electronic book purchases (among others) as well as posting and contributing to the processing of invoices.

  • Firm Orders
    • Print Books
    • Electronic Books – Single and Multi-User Licenses
    • Audio/Visual Materials
    • Musical Scores
    • DVD’s/CD’s
    • Streaming Video
    • Special Collection Materials & Ephemera
    • Maps
    • Documents
  • Print Approval Plans

For all questions related to print books, media, firm order e-books, and approval plans, please email acqhelp@uflib.ufl.edu or see an appropriate contact below.



Contact Us

Collections support unit Manager

Jason R. Heckathorn

(352) 273-2521

Contact with questions about:
– Unit operations
– Collection strategies
– Acquisition methodologies
– Use-driven plans
– Streaming video

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Collections Support Specialist

Eric Gumbayan

(352) 273-2686

Contact with questions about purchases for:
– E-Resources metadata
– Physical material metadata
– CSU Project coordinator
– Metadata reports
– International & Domestic Approval Plans

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collections Metadata Specialist

Angela Gaines

(352) 294-1361

Contact with questions about purchases for:
– E-Resources metadata
– Physical material metadata
– CSU Project coordinator
– Metadata reports
– Supervising Student Employee

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Collections Support Liaison

April Helena

(352) 294-1034

Contact with questions about purchases for:
Special and Area Studies Collections:
– Coffey book Arts
– PK Yonge Library of Florida History
– Pop Culture Collections
– Rare Books
– African Studies
– Baldwin Collection
– Judaica Library
– Latin American and Caribbean Collection
– Map and Imagery Library
Departmental Libraries:
– Architecture and Fine Arts Library
– Education Library
– Performing Arts
– Health Science Center Library

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Collections Support Liaison

Sara Peden

(352)273-2524

Contact with questions about purchases for:
– Humanities (Library West)
– Social Sciences (Library West)
– Virtual Business (Library West)
– Marston Science Library

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Collections Support Liaison

John Jack

Welcome to our newest team member! More coming soon!