Contact Steve Robichaud, Head of Collection Development, with requests to purchase print or electronic materials. Requests for streaming media should be submitted 3-4 weeks prior to expected use to ensure availability and acquisition.
If you need an item added to the collection quickly, (e.g. for course reserve) be sure request "Rush" processing when you submit your order request.
Database, Periodical and Standing Order Purchase Requests
Database, periodical and standing order subscriptions represent a long term financial commitment for the library and the college. Requests for new subscriptions requires careful planning and review, as such, decisions in regards to these requests are made within the context of budgetary and collection analysis. All subscription requests are carefully vetted to ensure a strong curricular connection. Please be aware that requests may not be fulfilled in the current fiscal year.
Holds and Notifies
If you want to be made aware of an item's arrival, we can either hold the requested items for you once they arrive or simply notify you when an item you order is added to the collection. "Hold" and "Notify" items follow our regular ordering and processing procedures and are not considered rush items. For items designated as "Hold", we will email you to let you know that the item is available to be picked up at the circulation desk. The item will remain on the hold shelf for seven days. After that time it will be put into the collection for general circulation. For items designated as "Notify", we will email you to let you know that the item has been added to the collection and is available for general circulation.
If you have questions about the ordering procedure or on holds, notifies, and rush orders please contact Steve Robichaud, the Head of Collection Development.