Suggest a Purchase

The Library welcomes suggestions from all members of the community for the acquisition of materials which support the University's teaching and research programs. Before submitting a request, please check the online catalog to determine whether the material you want is already owned by the Library or on order.

  • If the material has a call number but is not on the shelf or checked out, please click on the "Can't Find it?" link in the Catalog to submit a search request and Library staff will try to locate the item for you.
  • If the material is already on order, you may use the form below to request that it be reserved for you when it is received. Simply note "on order" in the box for additional comments.

All purchase suggestions will be reviewed by the appropriate subject bibliographers in light of their collection development policies and you will receive notification of their decision.

To consider your request, we need the following information:

Your Name:

Email or Mail Address:



Please supply as much bibliographic information as you can to help us process your request.

(You can search other library catalogs for additional bibliographic information.)

If you wish, you may cut & paste bibliographic information from another source into the box below. Or you may fill in the information in the blanks provided.

Use this area to cut and paste bibliographic information from another source:

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Year of Pub:



Additional comments regarding this purchase:

Please indicate whether you wish to have this material held for you when it is received:
Yes, please hold the received material
No, do not hold the material