Collection Development

Description

The goal of collection development services is to maintain a collection of library materials that supports the needs of the university community. The collection consists of a wide range of resources which include print and electronic books and journals, audiovisual and multimedia materials, and online databases. For more information see the collection development policy.

Library Liaison Program

Open communication between collection development services and academic departments is provided through the library liaison program. Library liaisons work with their respective departments in collection development and resource selection for existing as well as new courses and programs.

Location

Collection Development is located on the 2nd floor of the McDonald Building, Room 210.

Hours

Collection development services are available from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday on those days that the library is open.

Staff

Collection development staff include two full-time librarians and two full-time assistants.

  • Marty Ferrell, Head, Collection Development, Special Collections & Preservation, McDonald Building, Room 210, 513 745-4806, ferrell@xavier.edu
  • Patty Greco, Acquisitions Librarian, McDonald Building, Suite 203, greco@xavier.edu, 513 745-2998
  • Christian Boyles, Acquisitions Assistant, McDonald Building, Suite 203, boyles@xavier.edu, 513 745-4815
  • Debbie Meyer, Cataloging & Catalog Maintenance Assistant, McDonald building, Suite 203, meyerd5@xavier.edu, 513 745-4814