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: 410-455-3468

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

Due to the ever increasing costs associated with the short-term and long-term storage of gifts and the associated resources required to sort, review, process, preserve, and maintain materials, the Library ceased most general book and media donations as of June 30, 2017.

Special Collections Donations

Special Collections will continue to accept donations of photography materials, Special Collections materials, as well as archival books and materials. Please contact Special Collections for further information - 410-455-2353 or

General Collection Donations

Giving to the Library

Please read our Gifts and Donations information webpage.


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.