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Acquisitions Department: Suggest a Purchase

Do we already own it?

Please be sure to check the library catalog to be certain that the TU Libraries do not already own the book.

Gifts and Donations

If you would like to donate a book to our collection, please see this page.

Acquisitions Request

McFarlin encourages current TU faculty, students, and staff to recommend books for the library to acquire. 

Follow the instructions below if you would like to suggest a book you think McFarlin Library should purchase:

Please be aware that your suggestion will be evaluated based on the library’s collection development policies and current budgetary constraints. All requests are reviewed by Elizabeth Szkirpan Estes, Director of Library Bibliographic Services.

Please email us with as much of the following information as you know. Entries in boldface are required.

  1. Your Name
  2. Your Department
  3. Your Campus or Local Address
  4. Your Phone Number
  5. Your E-mail Address
  6. Your Status (Faculty, Graduate Student, Undergraduate, or Staff)
  7. Author
  8. Title
  9. Publisher
  10. Date of Publication
  11. Edition
  12. Price
  13. Series Title and/or volume(s)
  14. ISBN
  15. If you would like to be notified when the book is received
  16. Additional Comments