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Faculty Requests

Information on the book acquisition program designed to swiftly meet faculty members’ information needs

Process description


  1. Please use this form for purchase recommendations of digital formats only. The proposals may include one-time purchases, such as packages of electronic books, or for ongoing costs, such as database, journal subscriptions, or database infrastructure.
  2. The maximum request amount is $15,000.  Proposals over this amount may be considered depending on the number of submissions received and funding availability.
  3. Please fill out this page as completely as possible in electronic format and save it as a separate Word document.
  4. Send an e-mail with the subject heading Funding Proposal with the proposal attached as a Word document to the Collections Team
  5. The proposal deadline is October 22, 2021, with a potential request for additional information by October 29, 2021. 


Evaluation of Proposals

  1. The Collections Team will evaluate proposals according to the rubric at the end of this document.  
  2. A minimum of 8 points is needed for consideration. The Collections Team may ask for additional information due by October 29, 2021.  
  3. The Collections Team will rank proposals based on scores, costs, and available funding. 
  4. Responses to the proposals will go out by December 1, 2021, or sooner.