Suggest A Purchase

The responsibility for incorporating new materials is a cooperative one involving input from faculty, staff, and students.

  • To suggest a purchase, contact one of the libraries' Subject Selectors (listed below) or use our Suggest a Purchase online form.
  • Subject selectors are also happy to work with users on longer term collection goals.
  • Collection policies and procedures are set by the Libraries’ Collection Development Committee (see below).
  • For more information about collection development roles, funding, item selection, and donations, please see the Harrison Libraries' Collection Development Manual (PDF).

 

Subject Selectors

A | B-C | D-G | H-L | M-Q | R-Z

A

African American Studies
All selectors, from subject funds as appropriate

Allen Library (Sound Recordings, Video, Books, Scores)
Tracey Rudnick
860.768.4404
rudnick@hartford.edu

Anthropology
Nick Wharton
860.768.4403
wharton@hartford.edu

Architecture
Kyle Lynes
860.768.4790
lynes@hartford.edu

Art
Kyle Lynes
860.768.4790
lynes@hartford.edu

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B-C

Biological Sciences
Laurie Haggan
860.768.5950
haggan@hartford.edu

Business and Economics
Kyle Lynes
860.768.4790
lynes@hartford.edu

Chemistry
Laurie Haggan
860.768.5950
haggan@hartford.edu

Children's Literature
Ben Ide
860.768.4467
bide@hartford.edu

Cinema
Jennifer Olson
860.768.4625
jolson@hartford.edu

Communication
Jasmine Huff
860.768.4142
jahuff@hartford.edu

Computer Science
Randi Lynn Ashton-Pritting
860.768.4268
pritting@hartford.edu

Curriculum Lab/Non Child Lit
Ben Ide
860.768.4467
bide@hartford.edu

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D-G

Dance
Tracey Rudnick
860.768.4404
rudnick@hartford.edu

Ecology
Randi Lynn Ashton-Pritting
860.768.4268
pritting@hartford.edu

Education
Ben Ide
860.768.4467
bide@hartford.edu

Engineering and Technologies
Randi Lynn Ashton-Pritting
860.768.4268
pritting@hartford.edu

Fitness/Sports
Laurie Haggan
860.768.5950
haggan@hartford.edu

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H-L

Health Sciences
Laurie Haggan
860.768.5950
haggan@hartford.edu

History and Area Studies
Taylor St. Pierre
860.768.4142
tstpierre@hartford.edu

Judaica
Randi Lynn Ashton-Pritting
860.768.4268
pritting@hartford.edu

Language and Writing Studies
Nick Wharton
860.768.4403
wharton@hartford.edu

Legal Studies
Nick Wharton
860.768.4403
wharton@hartford.edu

Library Science
Jennifer Olson
860.768.4625
jolson@hartford.edu

Literature
Nick Wharton
860.768.4403
wharton@hartford.edu

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M-Q

Mathematics
Cyndi MacCluggage
860.768.4811
cmacclugg@hartford.edu

Music: Books, Scores, and Recordings
Tracey Rudnick
860.768.4404
rudnick@hartford.edu

Philosophy
Cyndi MacCluggage
860.768.4811
cmacclugg@hartford.edu

Physics
Laurie Haggan
860.768.5950
haggan@hartford.edu

Political Science
Kyle Lynes
860.768.4790
lynes@hartford.edu

Psychology
Nick Wharton
860.768.4403
wharton@hartford.edu

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R-Z

Reference: General
Reference Staff
860.768.4142
libref@hartford.edu

Religion
Cyndi MacCluggage
860.768.4811
cmacclugg@hartford.edu

Sociology
Nick Wharton
860.768.4403
wharton@hartford.edu

Theatre
Tracey Rudnick
860.768.4404
rudnick@hartford.edu

Women's and Gender Studies
All selectors, from subject funds as appropriate

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Collection Development Committee

The Libraries’ Collection Development Committee (CDC) is responsible for coordinating collection management in the Libraries. It is composed of the Libraries’ heads of Mortensen Reference/Public Services, Mortensen Resource and Metadata Services, Head of the Allen Library, and the Acquisitions Specialists. The CDC coordinates the activities of Subject Selectors (see above). Input from faculty is encouraged by the Subject Selectors; specific faculty and student suggestions relevant to collections are routed to the appropriate selector and may be reviewed by the CDC. A printed version of the Libraries’ Collection Development Manual may be downloaded or requested from the Libraries Director.

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