The Library welcomes material recommendations by faculty, students, staff and other users. Recommendations are vital in helping the library select the best possible materials to support the teaching and research activities of the university. All recommendations are considered and a final decision for each recommendation is made using the guidelines of the library’s collection development policy.
Use the purchase request form to make material recommendations and send the completed form as an email attachment to either the department’s liaison (see list below) or directly to the Collection Development/Acquisitions librarian (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The library subscribes to the following collection development tools:
Choice Reviews Online - provides reviews of academic books and electronic resources. Use CHOICE Reviews to find books and electronic resources you wish to recommend for purchase.
Register for a profile so you can save reviews to a list, save searches or create alerts to be sent to you when items are reviewed within your areas of interest
COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT LIAISONS
The Library has designated a librarian to act as a liaison to serve as the principal contact for each academic school for information about library policies, procedures and services. The liaisons are also responsible for staying in communication with the department chairs and faculty about selecting books, journals and other materials for purchase to support the school's learning and research activities.
Business and Entrepreneurship
Online and Professional Studies
Performing Arts and Communication
Science, Engineering and Mathematics
If you need a comprehensive list of titles for collection development activities, contact the Acquisitions librarian at email@example.com.
Please allow a minimum of 3-5 working days to fulfill a request.