Budgets are allocated to each Programme within each Department. The Program Committee (ProCom) is then responsbible for the distribution of funds.
The budget may be used to purchase:
Books, DVDs, Maps, Pamphlets, Standards, Case Studies, Multimedia Material
Where budgets are under spent we check the resource list in Module Manager to ensure a balanced collection.
The development of the library's stock is a co-operative effort between library staff and academic staff
If you spot a gap in your subject area please let us know as you are the expert.
If you need to query an budget or an order just email email@example.com
Orders are accepted:
Staff are emailed when the item is ready to be borrowed. This usually takes around 6 weeks from placing the order. There are various reasons why it can take much longer for your purchase to arrive. Feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org to follow up on your orders.
Items recently added to stock are displayed on the New Book Shelves in the Library.
Under the National Framework for the Purchase of Library Books, the Library uses the following suppliers:
|Irish Published and of Irish Interest:||Proquest|
Staff may use the databases maintained by these suppliers to search for book titles and ensure they have the correct details for ordering.
In addition to our ebook package we purchase individual ebooks for
Not all texts have a suitable license for academic use.
Submit your request and we will check availability.
While you may have a preferred title it is work checking eBook Academic Collection as there may be something suitable for your students.
You could select a chapter and promote it with a link in your Moodle page. The direct link ensures you are copyright compliant.
When the Order is submitted to the Library:
When items arrive to the library, they are receipted, invoices are submitted for payment and the items are catalogued and processed.
If an order is urgent, the staff member should indicate this to the library. The supplier is informed, the order is given priority for administration and processing, and the staff members is notified immediately on arrival.
Donations of relevant material in good condition (especially inspection copies) are accepted by the library. Please contact Siobhan at email@example.com to discuss. The library reserves the right to reassess material at a later stage in light of the library collections.