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Request Resources

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The library collects a variety of formats: books, audiobooks, e-books, DVDs, music CDs, print journals, online database subscriptions, and subscription websites. As experts in their respective fields, the university faculty are key participants in building a curriculum-relevant collection of library resources. Faculty input in collection development is highly desired and encouraged. This page is intended to assist faculty as they make resource recommendations for the library’s collections.

Search for Resources

In order to view the library’s current collections, use the links listed below under Owned Resources. To discover resources to recommend for inclusion in the library’s collections, use the links listed below under Selection Tools. For help or additional information, contact your liaison librarian.

Owned Resources:

Selection Tools:

  • Choice Reviews
  • Publisher and Professional Association Catalogs/Websites
  • Online Booksellers (e.g., Amazon, B&N, etc.)

Make a Request

Anyone can make personal suggestions for items to be added to the collection. Additionally, each academic department has its own set of procedures for making requests to support academic programs. Please check with your department chair about his or her preferred procedure for those requests. Please review the Collection Development Policy which governs additions to the collections.

If you have a large volume of requests, please check with your department chair to acquire a request form that can accommodate multiple items on one form. Providing as much detail as possible about the material will ensure speed and accuracy in processing the request.

Notification of Availability

  • You will receive an email when your requested materials are available.
  • Your items will be ordered and added to our catalog according to our normal workflow unless you specify a particular date when the materials are needed.