Automated control of aquisition is very important for a library. Aquisition module allows great flexibility in the process of purchasing the item and very accurate financial control of budgets.

Automated control of bibliographic acquisitions is very important for libraries and documentation centers. Acquisitions Module allows great flexibility in the acquisition process and financial control.

The main features of Aquisition module are listed below:
  • Budgets management
  • Request and approval of requests
  • Easy request management
  • Management of invoices, credit notes and additional fees
  • Acknowledgment notices, units and approvals management
  • And more ...

Automation of daily acquisitions flow allow staff to access every functionality they need in just a seconds:
  • Notification awareness, the possibility to check the units and approvals management
  • Payment orders, requests, lost units and disclaimer notes are generated quickly and efficiently
  • Automatic generation of SDI notices
  • Bibliographic data used on orders is used directly in cataloguing flow
  • Items lists can be obtained quickly and sorted by any criteria
  • And more ...

Take advantage of the electronic revolution in publishing and book selling
  • Book contents and chapter summaries electronically recieved from publishers can be embeded into content presented to the readers
  • Scanning and digitizing of materials, covers, abstracts and topics of Chapters
  • System provide communication interfaces for implementing online services:
    • retrospective conversion
    • On-line complains
    • On-line registrations
    • Access to database of suppliers
    • An electronic copy of invoices

Acquisitions module is fully integrated into TinREAD. He shares the same data files with other modules which simplifies workflow and allows control of procedures, providing an accurate picture of the acquisition process.

Functionality of Aquisition module depend on the purchased TINREAD package. A table of comparisions for the features is listed below.


Suppliers file
Global funds
Custom funds
Orders management
Issues management
Invoices management
Communication with suppliers management
Notifications generation
Consortia policy