Guideline UL-ADG08 Unsolicited Gifts at Penn State Libraries

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The Penn State University Libraries generally do not accept book donations and unsolicited gifts due to several factors, including cost of assessment and processing, storage space, and high likelihood of duplication within the existing collections.

Here are some other resources for book donations:

Please reach out to our Libraries’ subject experts if you have any questions. There are many Ways to Give to the University Libraries. Thank you for your support.


Effective Date: September 13, 2022

Date Approved: September 12, 2022

Last Review Date:  September 12, 2022