The Libraries select materials for the collections based on the following criteria:
Generally, the Libraries maintains only one copy of each title, whether print or electronic. Older editions will be removed when new editions are available and acquired.
The Libraries will collect multiple copies for the following materials:
Subject-area textbooks can be purchased to be put on course reserve, but please be mindful of the following:
Requests for library materials are welcome, but will be subject to review based on the stated selection criteria. Please note that budget considerations -- especially regarding expensive resources like journal subscriptions and online databases -- means that not all requests can be fulfilled. See above for more information on selection and purchasing guidelines.
To request resources be purchased for the library, please fill out the form below. (You can also click here to access the form.) Please provide as much information about the resource as possible.