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The Collection Development Statement serves as a guideline for all materials purchase decisions. Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to request materials for addition to the library collection.

To make a request, fill out the purchase request form or contact the appropriate Subject Liaison Librarian.

Once a purchase is approved, the library’s Acquisitions Specialist will order materials from the appropriate vendor and will verify the received materials against the invoice, pay for the materials, and distribute the materials to the appropriate departments for processing. The Acquisitions Specialist will pass along any special instructions that accompanied the original request (e.g. urgency, location, requestor, etc.).

In the case of a dispute, the Library Technology Manager will make the final purchase decision.

Updated 4/29/2015, 4/01/2016
Adopted 8/11/2008