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Library Collections

The Collection Services Unit is responsible for purchasing, managing and assessing the library's general collection including print books, ebooks, journals, databases, streaming video, and other library materials.

Our work includes: 

  • Purchasing new resources
  • Managing subscriptions to current resources
  • Spending the allotted budget responsibly
  • Maintaining access to library resources
  • Assisting students and faculty with access issues
  • Preserving print materials for continued use
  • Shepherding the process of reviewing current materials for deselection and cancellation

We keep close count of the materials we currently provide:

  • Books - 729,408 volumes
  • eBooks - 2,207,672 titles
  • Serials - 230,979 titles
  • Databases - 517
  • Media - 235,784 titles (including DVDs, LPs, Streaming video, etc.)
  • US Government Documents - 691,874 documents
  • NC Government Documents - 49,851 documents

If you have any questions about our collection feel free to review our information web pages, contact your subject librarian, or contact us directly.