The Libraries welcome gifts of academic materials to augment our collections. These donations are retained at the Libraries’ discretion; generally duplicates are not added. Items not added are given to the Friends of the Golda Meir Library for its annual booksale. Proceeds from the sales supplement the Libraries’ acquisition funds. Below are guidelines to consider before donating materials.
The following types of materials are accepted for consideration:
- Scholarly books supporting UWM’s curricula or research;
- Musical scores.
We accept materials of general interest on behalf of the Friends of the Golda Meir Library for its annual booksale.
The following are examples of material generally not accepted by the Libraries:
- Issues of periodicals or journals;
- Newspapers and magazines;
- CDs, DVDs, LPs, and other media formats;
- Books in poor physical condition;
- Marked up books.
Janet G. Padway
Senior Assistant Director of Libraries
Collection & Resource Management Division
Information concerning Tax Issues.