Meet the Team

Welcome to:

Acquisitions and Collections Services

Not Pictured: Mark Allender, Sara Peden.

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Service to the Libraries

Committees and Advisory Groups

Our department participates in numerous groups!

Library

gallaghere@ufl.edu (352) 294-0449 PRONOUNS: she/her

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 PRONOUNS: he/him

Jason R. Heckathorn

Collections Support Unit Manager

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

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

Raimonda Margjoni

Accounting & Serials Unit Manager

Contact with questions about:
– Unit operations
– Materials budgets:
– Allocations, and expenditures
– Reports & Statistics
– Fund transfers
– Alma/PeopleSoft reconciliation
– Payment inquiries
– Cost shared purchases with UF colleges & departments
– Print & P+O Continuations (subscriptions and standing orders):
– Order records & payments
– Orders & cancellations
– Reports
– Exchange Program

Raimonda Smiling Outside

sheri.edwards@ufl.edu (352) 273-2533 PRONOUNS: she/her

Sheri Edwards

Electronic Resources Librarian & Unit Manager

Contact with questions about:      
-Unit operations
-E-journals and databases acquisitions
-Reviewing and negotiating license agreements
-E-resources access and discovery
-E-journal usage statistics

Sheri

hickeyd@ufl.edu (352) 273-2697 PRONOUNS: she/her

Devon Hickey

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

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dkiker@uflib.ufl.edu (352) 273-2683 PRONOUNS: he/him

Doug Kiker

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

Doug

olive.1566@ufl.edu (352) 273-2643

Olive O’Meara

E-Resources Specialist
Contact with questions about electronic subscriptions in the following areas:
-Humanities
-Social Sciences
-Departmental Libraries

Olive

gerlang@uflib.ufl.edu (352) 273-2723 PRONOUNS: he/him

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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Paige Vandiver

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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angela.gaines@ufl.edu (352) 294-1361 PRONOUNS: SHE/HER

Angela Gaines

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

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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
– Metadata reports
– Metadata batch changes
– International & Domestic Approval Plans

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april.helena@ufl.edu (352) 294-1034 PRONOUNS: SHE/HER

April Helena

Collections Support Liaison
Contact with questions about purchases for:
Departmental Libraries:
– Architecture and Fine Arts Library
– Education 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

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johnjack@ufl.edu (352) 294-2718 PRONOUNS: he/him

John Jack

Collections Support Liaison
Contact with questions about:
– International & Domestic Approval Plans
– Health Science Center Library
– Marston Science Library

John Jack

sldpeden@ufl.edu (352) 273-2524 pronouns: she/her

Sara Peden

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

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Jean Kranwinkel

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

Jean Kranwinkel

Maia Lontok

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

Maia Lontok

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

Mark Allender

Library Assistant 3
Contact with questions about:
– 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)
-Exchange Program

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

Verna Bedford

Fiscal Assistant 2
Contact with questions about:
– Invoice review and processing for payment
– Daily processing of vouchers in PeopleSoft
– Invoice payment transactions using the Alma/PeopleSoft interface
– Expense refunds
– Reconciling A&S Unit records
– Financial record-keeping procedures
– Paid invoice files
– Payment inquiries
– Reconciling print serials invoices to subscription agents’ accounts

Verna

leizhang1@ufl.edu (352) 273-0173

Lei Zhang

Fiscal Assistant 2
Contact with questions about:
– Pcard transactions in Alma, UF GO, and PeopleSoft
– Invoice review and processing for payment
-Alma/PeopleSoft interface transactions
– Reconciling A&S Unit records
– Cost shared purchases with UF colleges & departments
– Vendor record maintenance

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michelleelneil@uflib.ufl.edu (352) 273-2671 PRONOUNS: she/her

Michelle McClure

Accountant 2
Contact with questions about:
– Smathers Libraries materials budget reports
– Fund reconciliation
– Reports and statistics
– Cost shared purchases with UF colleges & departments
– Pcard transactions in Alma, UF GO, and PeopleSoft
– Vendor record maintenance
-Accounting and Serials Unit website
– Special Projects

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