Thank you for the suggestion! The Library values every request and will evaluate each
to determine which meet the collection development protocols as well as supports UVU's academic curriculum. Items meeting these criteria will
be purchased as funding allows.
Requests requiring an ongoing commitment (i.e., journals or databases) will be considered
through the following process:
Items that are selected for an ongoing commitment by the library must meet the following
Information is indexed by a major vendor that the library currently uses.
The resource will meet a specific need for a department to support the curriculum
or to meet published accreditation standards.
The subjects covered are not significantly duplicated in other resources the library
is currently purchasing.
The following timeline will be used for ongoing resources to be included in the library’s
next PBA request (if the item is a high priority):
February 1 – Submitting resources for the next PBA will close
April 1 – Trials will be concluded for the selection process
July 1 – Individual resource rating will be concluded after discussions between select library
personnel and identified department chairs.
August 1 – The library will conclude the internal ranking process, the PBA requests will be
finalized, and the appropriate department chairs will be notified on the rankings.
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