Links for Faculty


The links below may be helpful to any faculty member requesting library acquisitions; please also feel free to call on your library liaison or the Director of Library Resources with questions.

  • Acquisitions Procedures for Faculty
  • Acquisition Request Form (Login required)
  • Collection Development Policy
  • Liaison Directory
  • CHOICE Reviews Online: CRO3. Note: Please turn off your browser’s popup blocker when using Choice Reviews Online. Faculty use Choice Reviews Online to get citations and reviews of books and digital resources. Creating an account in the Choice search interface allows faculty to email reviews to library liaisons, to save lists, to create individual interest profiles and to receive monthly emails with reviews of newly reviewed books or websites that fit selected criteria. Clicking on an ISBN will search the library holdings via Worldcat.org. Choice, a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries, offers reviews of 7,000 academic titles a year. Choice Reviews Online provides access to reviews published since 1988. The database is updated monthly.
  • YBP Academia Online magazine and resource for academic librarians. Recommended subject lists, academic prize winners, current events lists, etc. Many lists download with Excel.
  • Acquisitions Staff Links The Information Services staff frequently use the vendors on this list, and most have websites faculty can search for new or out-of-print books, DVDs, CDs, Spanish, French, German, and Chinese materials, music scores, etc.