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Acquisition of Library Materials Schedule

June
Begin preparing materials budget based on course and credit hour information from the registars office. Generate periodicals cost analysis.
July
Begin ordering, encumbering up to 25% of the previous year's deparmental budgets.
August
Complete budget.
Begin ordering new journal subscriptions.
September
Submit library materials budget to Library Committee and then to Faculty Organization.
Notify departmental liasons of their funds.
October
October 1st: Deadline for departments to request lists of previous year's purchases and subscriptions.
November
Goal: Encumber 40% of the budget by November 15.
December
Goal: Encumber 75% of the budget by December 15.
January
Goal: Encumber 90% of the budget by January 15.
Latest date to reliably order new journal subscriptions to be charged against current budget.
February
Goal: Encumber 100% of the budget by February 15.
March
Goal: Encumber 110% of the budget by March 15.
May
Continue working on non-state funds. Evaluate and cancel subscriptions as needed.