The library looks upon gifts as important additions to the library's collections. Many significant items have been acquired through gift donations and have become valuable resources for the user community. It is through such generosity that the library is able to add depth to the academic resources available to our students, faculty and staff.
Due to the high cost of managing and processing gifts, the library’s goals in accepting gifts is to acquire materials that are relevant to our collections. To ensure that only needed items are added, all potential gifts will be evaluated by the Collection Management Librarian and/or the appropriate liaison(s) whenever necessary.
Potential gift items should:
Gift materials not added to the collection may be given to students, donated to other libraries, sold, or discarded.