We welcome your suggestions for the purchase of library materials. Please send recommendations to your subject librarian or use our suggested purchase form.

The Library's Collection Development Guidelines outlines our general criteria for selecting library materials. The Guidelines document the rationale for collection decisions, and demonstrate accountability for our spending decisions.

Book and e-book sources:

  • ebrary is the library's biggest supplier of e-books, with over 400,000 e-books to choose from. Titles from more than 350 publishers, including Canadian university presses, Cambridge, Elsevier, Oxford, Springer, and Taylor & Francis. 

  • Choice Book Reviews Online 
    Reviews of academic books, electronic media, and Internet resources of interest to those in higher education. Each year Choice publishes more than 7,000 reviews by subject experts.


  • The Library's journal subscriptions are reviewed annually. Please send your journal suggestions to your subject librarian or to Emma Lawson (Tel: 604-323-5464).