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Can I donate books or other materials to the Library?

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The Cheng Library is pleased to accept gifts of appropriate materials* or funds for the purchase of materials, recognizing that gifts may provide valuable additions to the library collection.  Donated material should support the objectives of the Library and the mission of the University, with the understanding that there are no conditions attached to their disposition. 

  1. Potential donors should supply a list of titles to be donated prior to dropping off any materials.
  2. Subject specialists will review the list and identify items needed by the Library. 
  3. Upon receipt, donated material becomes the property of the Library. 
For more information about donations and factors that influence acceptance of these materials, see our Collection Development Policy or contact the Reference Desk (973-720-2116 or
* = The Library does not accept gifts of magazines and journals or certain, outdated media formats (LPs, cassettes, etc.).