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Faculty Library Newsletter

Departmental Budgets and Acquisitions

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.

Faculty Library Survey

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.

Oversize Book Collection

Located near the public elevator on the second floor.

Oversized books can be checked out for same time period as all library books - three weeks with unlimited renewals until the end of the semester.

New Databases




De Gruyter is a free eBook platform where you can place eBooks purchased from De Gruyter and university publishers at a discounted price.

  • Columbia University Press
  • Amsterdam University Press
  • Cornell University Press
  • Harvard University Press
  • Princeton University Press
  • Rutgers University Press
  • Stanford University Press
  • University of California Press
  • University of Chicago Press
  • University of Pennsylvania Press
  • University of Toronto Press
  • Yale University Press

The De Gruyter eBook platform is more likely to provide DRM-Free eBooks with unlimited users than some of its competitors

Assigned Reading? We Can Help!

Part of a Book Group?

Need 20 copies of the same title for your class?

The library can help. Just let us know in advance.

We can buy up to three physical copies of anything, and if they need to be shared among more than three people, we can place them on reserve.

Also, many eBooks can licensed for three or even unlimited users.

Streaming Video Titles Expiring at End of March

The following SWANK titles will expire at the end of the month. Contact the library if you wish to renew.

  • Fiddler on the Roof (1971)            License Expires: 03/31/2021
  • Newsies (1992) License Expires: 03/31/2021
  • All the President's Men (1976)    License Expires: 03/31/2021
  • Annie (1982)       License Expires: 03/31/2021
  • Harriet (2019)    License Expires: 03/31/2021
  • Les Misérables (2012)     License Expires: 03/31/2021
  • Into the Woods (2014)   License Expires: 03/31/2021
  • Free State of Jones (2016)            License Expires: 03/31/2021
  • Beauty and the Beast (2017)        License Expires: 03/31/2021