Instructions for Purchasing Library Materials

Instructions for Purchasing Library Materials

  1. Send requests for monograph or media purchases to your Liaison Librarian or use the online order form below.
  2. Completed orders are included in the library catalog.

Liaison librarians provide library services to the campus community, working with students, faculty, and staff in the University's colleges and departments. Liaisons understand the information needs of the academic units to which they are assigned and represent the needs of these units within the library. Liaisons are also knowledgeable about library resources and services and convey information about these to their academic units. See The Role of Liaison Librarians for more information.

Department Library Representatives are chosen by their respective departments to be the Department Library Representative. The role of the Department Library Representative is to Communicate department faculty issues to the library; Communicate library issues to department faculty; Coordinate department requests for monograph, media, journal, or database resources; Consult and collaborate with the liaison librarian; Bring information resource access issues to the attention of the liaison librarian; Collaborate with the liaison librarian on information literacy planning across the department curriculum. In all of this the representative works closely with the Librarian Liaison for their discipline.