If you think having a copy of your textbook on 3-hour reserve would be useful for your students, email Marianne Hebert (Collection Development Coordinator) firstname.lastname@example.org
For each title recommended, please include: Author, Title, ISBN, Price, Course Number, Course Name, Instructor
See below for textbook criteria for this pilot.
Crumb Library is launching a textbook pilot starting in Spring 2018 to help students who are struggling to purchase personal copies of textbooks. A study done in January demonstrated that it would cost $45,000 to purchase one copy of each book required or recommended for classes. That is not feasible given our current budget, however, we have limited funds (~$7,000) to start a pilot to help alleviate the problem this semester.
Faculty are always welcome to put personal copies of textbooks and readings on Reserve.
Faculty can also recommend that we purchase a copy for reserve. Your course might be a good fit for this pilot if:
Some issues to consider when recommending textbook purchases:
If you have any questions about this pilot, contact Marianne Hebert email@example.com or 315 267-3308