Important: The help pages for Acquisitions and Serials are for Version 4.03 or below. If you are on V4.1 please refer to the pages entitled Acquisitions and Serials help guide. If you require any assistance with 4.1 please contact the Helpdesk.
These modules are described together, as many of the processes for serial orders (Subscriptions) are the same as for non-serial (Standard) orders. If you are using the Serials module, you will need to also use the Acquisitions module (although the reverse is not the case).
The Acquisitions module comprises all of the tasks related to creating and managing orders, invoices, accounts and suppliers.
Before you can start using the Acquisitions module, you need to set up the following:
The following tasks are described:
- creating a new order
- adding to an existing order
- receiving all or part of an order
- processing invoices for orders
The Serials module additionally allows you to set up predicted issues and routing lists.
For each module, there are areas that need to be set up before you can begin using them: