Recommendations for the purchase of materials may be submitted in more than one way.

  1. By filling out this web purchase request form
  2. By forwarding the link of the item found on a website to:  libacquire@oru.edu
  3. By emailing purchase request details to: libacquire@oru.edu

If you have not already done so, please go to Library Online Catalog to verify that the library does not already own the title before submitting a request for purchase.

Decisions to purchase are made by librarians on the basis of curriculum needs, relation to the existing collections, and available monies.

A record is added to the Library Catalog when an order is placed by Acquisitions, and the status is updated when information is received.

Please provide the following information (boxes with labels in bold type are required and must be completed in order for the transaction to be successful):

Please enter the following:

Type of Purchase Request:

Author or Editor:


Place: Year:


Edition: Volume Number:

ISBN/ISSN: Price: # Copies:

Requestor's Name:

Requestor's Email:

Requesting Department:

Department Head:

Questions? Contact Dana Higeons or Mary Ann Walker: libacquire@oru.edu

Updated August 25, 2015