The workflow diagrams found on this page have been created as a tool to document and examine Serials Unit processes within Acquisitions & Discovery. The diagrams are always subject to change, and the most recent available version will be found at this space.

The process used to design these diagrams is described here: workflow mapping procedures.

Overview of processes

This diagram identifies the major workflows performed by the Serials Unit. Processes in bold have been mapped and can be found on this page. Processes in italics have yet to be mapped.


Acquisition and description

New order processing

AQD:License negotiation

AQD:Access point creation (print resources)

AQD:Access point creation (electronic resources)

AQD:Process Invoice

AQD:360MARC new journal records

AQD:360MARC updated journal records

AQD:360MARC deleted journal records

AQD:ILL Article ordering


Renewals and cancellations

Bibliographic maintenance

Inventory control

AQD:Print serials check-in

AQD:Print serials claims

AQD:Print standing orders and continuations receiving

AQD:Electronic serials access verification


AQD:Hunt Binding