Acquisition of Books and Periodicals

The Acquisitions Sectionis in charge of developing and expanding the library's extensive collection, books and periodicals, both printed and in digital format, in collaboration with academic units within a set budget, according to the library's policies and the diverse requirements of an advanced research institution

Opening Hours Book Acquisition
This section purchases books, printed as well as e-books, and new or revised editions of items already in existence.


Opening Hours Periodicals and Electronic Database Acquisition
This section purchases periodicals, subscription to databases and daily newspapers, and other resources, mostly in electronic or digital format.


Opening Hours Suggesting items for acquisition

  • Acquisition suggestions are coordinated with departments' designated subject referents and are also welcomed by patrons and faculty using an online form.
  • The suggestions will be reviewed and brought under consideration based on the library's collection development policies.
  • Scholars may make use of the department's services when ordering items for personal use using their own research budgets.