Procurement Services include the purchase of hardware and software in support of school district technology goals and objectives. The LHRIC also processes upgrade requests through the Automated Online Procurement system. Procurement Services supports other Internal Departments in processing School District hardware and software orders. The department works to ensure the proper purchasing channels are in place to meet district needs. Purchases may be funded via many funding sources; Installment Purchase Agreements (IPAs), General Funds, SSBA, Race to the Top, eRate. Procurement Services maintains inventories of contracted annual software and hardware renewals.