The library collects resources and materials in all formats to support the needs of students, staff, faculty, and community borrowers. Collections focus on academic needs first, then on adding materials and resources to enhance user literacy. User suggestions for the acquisition of new materials are welcomed and given full consideration. User suggestions for specific purchases can be filling out the form below. Library staff make all final decisions regarding additions to collections, staying within established budget guidelines.
Library collections are weeded on a regular basis, based on the following criteria:
Weeded books, DVDs or videos are offered to the college community, donated to charity, recycled, or discarded as appropriate.
The library accepts gifts of books and other materials if they are determined to be appropriate additions to the collection. Accepted gifts may be added to library collections, offered to the college community, donated to charity, recycled, or discarded as appropriate. Donors may request a letter from the Director Library Services acknowledging the quantity of their gift, but no dollar value will be assigned. Library staff make all final decisions regarding the acceptance of gift materials.