32nd Annual Charleston Conference Issues in Book and Serial Acquisition

Keith Powell

UC Irvine Libraries
Head, Acquisitions

Keith Powell has been Head of Acquisitions at the UC Irvine Libraries since November 2006.  Keith’s work experience includes eleven years in library acquisitions and serials at UC Santa Barbara, four years as Acquisitions Librarian at Alabama State University, and five years as a regional sales manager with an academic libraries materials vendor.  A graduate with an M.S. from the School of Information Sciences at the University of Tennessee,  Keith also holds an M.A. in History from UC Santa Barbara.  He resides in Aliso Viejo, CA with Betta World Peace (a fish) and sometimes two kids.


As Head of Acquisitions at UC Irvine, Keith has been actively involved in electronic book acquisitions including demand driven ebook pilots.  Acquisitions’ involvement in the Next Gen ILL Pilot seemed a natural extension of acquisitions services within the scope of demand driven purchasing.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, November 10