Old Dominion University Libraries

Policies & Procedures

Policies & Procedures

 

 

Collection Development Policy

Materials Budget

Funding for the University Libraries’ comes from the Commonwealth of Virginia through Old Dominion University. An additional 3%-5% of financial support comes from endowment earnings. The University Libraries’ materials purchases are supported from a number of endowment funds. These endowments are the Alice R. Burke Endowment (political science), the F.Ludwig Diehn Endowment (music), the Elise Hofheimer Art Library Materials Fund (fine arts), the Clymer Reference Library Endowment (reference materials), the Annette M. Hibbs Library Purchase Endowment (fine arts, science, and engineering also including subscriptions to  periodicals of foreign countries), the Dunvegan Foundation (Scottish materials), the Seeley Library Fund Endowment (no subject restriction), and the Bain Library Fund Endowment (no subject restriction).