The University Library will accept materials from members of the University community, if the materials support and enhance the instructional programs of the university. Materials donated by non-St. Thomas University community members must be approved by library members and/or teaching faculty in the designated approval area. Donated materials may be added to the collection; however, the library reserves the right to distribute materials according to library needs. Donated materials may be cataloged, recycled, offered to other institutions, sold, or discarded at the library's discretion.
The library may acknowledge the receipt of donated items but cannot perform appraisals. The donor must assess the donation for tax purposes. Evaluation may be made by outside consultants at the donor's expense.
The libary may acknowledge purchases of materials through financial donations with bookplates placed inside the covers of books, or other places befitting the format of the material. The library reserves the right to select titles, formats, editions, etc. with donated funds.
Procedure for Gifts/Donations:
Interested in making a donation?
Please, fill out the Gift/Donation Form.
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