Collection Management

This unit coordinates the addition of materials to the on-site and electronic collections of the UMBC Library, ensuring the best possible support for research and study by UMBC faculty, students, and staff. Faculty and librarians work together to achieve these goals and objectives.

Questions? Contact us at: 410-455-2341

Books on Shelf

Collection Management

The Collection Management Department:

We are available Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.

Library Liaisons

Gifts and Donations

The Library relies on the generosity of donors who have greatly assisted us in developing a full collection by giving books, journals, photographs, and other materials. If you have materials you think would be suitable and are interested in donating them to the UMBC Library, please read our Gifts and Donations information.

For questions or further information about either book ordering or donating materials, please contact the Collection Management office at 410-455-2341 or


Deliveries can be made to the loading dock at the rear of the library. Please view the campus map to find the library location on campus.