Check your departmental budget allocations, spending, and balance.
Review databases charged to your department.
Check the status of all your book, eBook and media orders - date ordered, date received, list, cost, call number assigned, etc.
Contact your liaison to order new materials.
Contact Head of Acquisitions to inquire about unfilled orders.
Every two years the Thrift Library surveys faculty about its Resources, Services, Staff, and Facilities. The results are then shared and used to to improve the library.
This survey, which reached the second highest number of faculty ever, 53, resulted in the highest overall score ever - 4.49.
Highest Score - Library Staff are Courteous and Helpful
Lowest Score: Online Journals
Unlike Faculty, Students are less concerned with collections and more concerned with Facilities - Seating, Study Rooms, and Hours.
Read all about it here.
Oh, and did we mention it? Highest Overall Score EVER!
Highest scoring question? Library facilities are clean and well maintained.
Lowest scoring question? Hours
Exam Hours will arrive one week early this Spring.
TWO WEEKS of Early Openings and Late Closings beginning Friday, April 26.
TWICE the STUDYING!
All book orders are due May 1.
This keeps the library from being overwhelmed by last minute orders and allows plenty of time for titles to arrive and be cataloged.
Unspent money will be redirected to departments who have already spent their money and have developed wish lists.
NOTE: Book money has to be spent on Acquisitions, items which add to the library's volume count. They cannot be spent on equipment or subscriptions.
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Ever notice the Good Reading Icon at the top of the Library Newsletter's Home Page? This link will lead you to fascinating choices for newly added books, eBooks, DVDs and streaming videos.