July 1 Beginning of new fiscal year
January 1 "Outstanding Academic Resources" list available from Choice
January 1 "Outstanding Nursing Books of the Year" list available from AJN
February 15 Ordering deadline
June 30 University fiscal year close
(please note that above dates are approximate)
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The Hilton C. Buley Library recognizes that gifts play an important role in building the library collection and often accepts gifts. Donations may be in the form of library materials or funding for library materials. Library materials that are given must meet the overall collection development policy before being added to the collection.
Read the entire Library Gift Policyfor more information.
The Collection Development Policy provides a comprehensive, coordinated framework for current and future collecting activity within the Hilton C. Buley Library. Within this context it assists the Library's selectors in building a collection covering all applicable fields of knowledge and communicates this activity to the Library's other constituencies; faculty, students, staff, administrators, and the general public.
The Policy serves a variety of purposes reflecting the Library's relationship with its varied clientele. These purposes include:
Collection Development Policy Narrative (in PDF)
Subject Specific Policies (in PDF)