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Library Services and Resources for Faculty

Collection Development Policies

The following links describe the collection development (how librarians choose materials for the library) and gifts policies of the Thompson Library.

Resources for Collection Development

The following resources are provided to help with selection of materials for the library collection.

Want to know what other scholars think of a book? Search the library's subscriptions for book reviews before asking the library to buy a copy.

New and Trial Databases

The library is constantly finding new online databases and collections to try out and possibly buy. The following link is to the current trial and new resources found on the complete A - Z database list.