Library Support for Faculty Teaching

Ordering Materials

Want to suggest a purchase for the library collection to support your students' research?Picture of textbooks on a shelf reading "Textbook Collection"

  • Suggest a Purchase form for textbooks or the general library collection
  • Course Reserves: put materials already in the library's collection (or your own) on short-term reserve

You can also contact your subject librarian if you have questions about how materials are purchased in your discipline, or to suggest a purchase. 


The SMC Library collection includes approximately 200,000 print books, 300,000 e-books, 200,000 periodicals, 200,000 streaming audio and video titles, and 4,000 DVDs and videos. The collection includes book and electronic collections in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences to support the College's curriculum.  

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