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Ebook Collections

Print book and electronic book collections work together to support the curriculum of the University. Ebooks, when available, are preferred over print books (see General Collection page).

Ebooks are acquired through:

For purchase suggestions, the title may be acquired in the requested format when available. Ownership of a title in one format does not preclude purchase in another format.

Current Ebook Collections

Demand Driven Acquisitions (DDA) Criteria

DDA title lists include eBooks with a purchase price of $120 or less published by selected publishers. Other titles may be added manually at the discretion of the librarians. When adding titles, both purchase price and short-term loan prices should be taken into consideration.

Non-owned titles are automatically purchased after 1 short-term loan, where short-term loans are available.

Textbooks and other high-use titles should be purchased outright to avoid short-term loan fees.