Collection Development/Acquisitions

The Acquisitions Department's role in the Library is to analyze, evaluate and develop the collection and to acquire library material in support of the instructional, research, and informational needs of students, faculty, and the University community; to manage and expand the library materials budget; and to improve the quality and efficiency of acquisitions in support of the Library's mission.

The Library's policy on selecting, evaluating, weeding, replacing and retaining Library resources and in developing collections in all formats is provided in our Collection Development Policy (2017)Collection Development Policy (2017).

Acquisitions resources:
Library Journal
NY Times Book Review

Library Materials Request Forms (Please check the catalog before filling out these forms):

Faculty Book Request Form
Faculty Media Request Form


Information for Donations

Questions? Please consult our list of FAQs.

Contact information

Telephone/email inquiries may be referred to:
Suxiao Hu, Collection Management Librarian/ Department Head

Acquisitions staff: