Meet the Team

Welcome to:

Acquisitions and Collections Services

Not Pictured: Mark Allender, Verna Bedford, Sheri Edwards, John Jack, Sara Peden

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Service to the Libraries

Committees and Advisory Groups

Our department participates in 20 different groups!

Library

gallaghere@ufl.edu (352) 294-0449

Erin Gallagher

Chair of Acquisitions & Collections Services
Contact with questions about:
-Department vision and operations
-License agreements and vendor/publisher partnerships
-Collection management and strategy
-Open Access initiatives

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jrheckathorn@uflib.ufl.edu (352) 273-2521

Jason R. Heckathorn

Collections Support Unit Manager
Contact with questions about:
– Unit operations
– Collection strategies
– Acquisitions methodologies
– Use-driven plans
– Streaming video

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raimarg@uflib.ufl.edu (352) 273-2698

Raimonda Margjoni

Accounting Manager
Resource Budgets (allocations; expenditure; budget transfers; PS-Alma reconciliation; cost shared resources with colleges & departments)
Serials (Print & Print + Online subscriptions and standing orders; order records; payments, ordering-cancellations)
Gifts & Exchange

Raimonda Smiling Outside

sheri.edwards@ufl.edu (352) 273-2533

Sheri Edwards

Electronic Resources Librarian
Contact with questions about:
Negotiating license agreements
-Acquisitions for e-journals
-E-resources access and discovery
-Usage statistics

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pbickfordCLINE@ufl.edu (352) 273-2643

Pauline Bickford Cline

E-Resources Specialist
Contact with questions about electronic subscriptions in the following areas:
-Humanities (Library West)
-Social Sciences (Library West)
-Departmental Libraries (Architecture & Fine Arts Library, Education Library, Music Library)

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hickeyd@ufl.edu (352) 273-2697

Devon Hickey

E-Resources Specialist
Contact with questions about electronic subscriptions in the following areas:
-Health Sciences Center Libraries (HSCL)
-Marston Science Library

Devon Smiling Outside

dkiker@uflib.ufl.edu (352) 273-2683

Doug Kiker

E-Resources Specialist
Contact with questions about electronic subscriptions in the following areas:
-Virtual Business
-Special & Area Studies Collections (SASC, Library East)
-MultiDisciplinary (shared across all libraries)

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gerlang@uflib.ufl.edu (352) 273-2723

Gerald Langford

E-Resources Metadata Specialist
Contact with questions about:
– E-Resources metadata
– UF dissertations, theses, master’s projects metadata
– Metadata reports
– Metadata batch changes
– Original cataloging of e-books and streaming videos

Gerald Smiling Outside

Ann-Marie Gomez

E-Resources Student Assistant
Assists Unit staff in various tasks, including: 
-Maintaining links and holdings statements for e-resources in Primo 
-Working with statistics and spreadsheets 
-Updating and maintaining list of library databases  
-Exploring new systems and assisting with optimizing the user experience  

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enrgumb@uflib.ufl.edu (352) 273-2521

Eric Gumbayan

Collections Support Specialist
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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angela.gaines@ufl.edu (352) 294-1361

Angela Gaines

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

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april.helena@ufl.edu (352) 294-1034

April Helena

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

April

sldpeden@ufl.edu (352) 273-2524

Sara Peden

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

Sara Smiling Outside

johnjack@ufl.edu (352) 294-2718

John Jack

Collections Support Liaison
More Information coming soon!

John Jack

Julia Zhu

Collections Support Student Assistant
– Invoice entry
– Unpacking and sorting new books
– Metadata projects
– Any other projects needing assistance

Finley Simons

Collections Support Student Assistant
– Invoice entry
– Unpacking and sorting new books
– Metadata projects
– Any other projects needing assistance

Finley

markall@uflib.ufl.edu (352) 273-2690

Mark Allender

Library Assistant 3
– Print and print & online serials and standing orders management, invoices, and problem solving
– New orders and cancellations
– Title changes
– Serial reports
– Subscription renewals
– Acquisitions mail room (receiving & routing of materials)

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vernbed@uflib.ufl.edu (352) 273-2684

Verna Bedford

Fiscal Assistant 2
– Invoice review and processing for payment
– Daily processing of vouchers in PeopleSoft
– Invoice payment transactions using the LMS/PeopleSoft interface
– Expense refunds
– Reconciling A&P Unit records
– A&P Unit Point of Work (POW) productivity database
– Financial record-keeping procedures
– Paid invoice files
– EDI-loaded print serials invoices and related print serials issues
– Reconciling print serials invoices to subscription agents’ accounts

Verna

laura.feder@ufl.edu (352) 273-2695

Laura Feder

Fiscal Assistant 2
– Pcard transactions in the LMS and PeopleSoft
– Invoice review and processing for payment
– LMS/PeopleSoft interface transactions
– Expense refunds
– Reconciling A&S Unit records
– Library materials expenditures cost-shared with CBA and Law Library
– Vendor records maintenance

Laura Smiling

michelleelneil@uflib.ufl.edu (352) 273-2671

Michelle McClure

Accountant 2
– HSCL Materials Budget including planning, financial reports, and analysis
– Cost-shared purchases with colleges and centers
– Annual HSCL library materials financial statistics
– HSCL line item budget maintenance and transfers in ALMA
– Accounting and Serials Unit LibGuides
– Special Projects

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