The Katz Library collects materials in a variety of formats including books, periodicals, government documents, videos, sound recordings, microfilm, and online indexes and databases. The library also houses the Terry Plunkett Collection of Contemporary Maine Writers and is a participant in the Maine Census Data Center Program.

Materials are acquired that support the academic curriculum of the University. Development of the library collection is a collaborative project involving librarians and faculty. Librarians are responsible for overseeing the development of the collection in their areas of interest or specialization. Suggestions for book orders and other materials are welcome: Purchase Suggestions, although budget considerations may mean that not all titles can be purchased.

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Guidelines for Donating Library Materials (PDF)

In-Kind Gift Declaration (PDF)