Request a Purchase

We buy library materials on request! Currently, our focus is on ebooks and streaming videos, but if you need a physical format (print book or DVD), let us know.

Delivery options:

  • Digital (ebooks and streaming videos);
  • Contactless pickup (physical formats);
  • Or physical formats shipped to your home address (must be returned to the library).

Guidelines

Students & Staff

  • We purchase resources for your learning and research.
  • Some course textbooks may be available as ebooks that the library can buy. This depends on availability and price. If so, we will notify you and your instructor.
  • Print textbooks are not available by request.
  • Some requests may not be available. If we can’t fill a request, we will let you know.
  • If purchasing is not possible, requests may be available through Interlibrary Loan or Summit.

Instructors & Faculty

  • We purchase resources for your learning and research.
    • You can request ebook versions of textbooks. Depending on availability and price, some access may be possible.
    • If an ebook is not available, and you would like to post excerpts on Moodle, check our copyright guidelines. We may be able to purchase a print copy for scanning.
    • If you need a streaming video for instruction, please review our Streaming Videos For Courses page before placing a request.copyright-fair-use/
  • Some requests may not be available due to cost or publisher restrictions. If we can’t fill a request, we will let you know.
  • If purchasing is not possible, requests may be available through Interlibrary Loan or Summit.