Recommend purchases and database trials to build the library’s curriculum-driven collection. Explore our unique special collections to enhance your scholarship and teaching.

Suggest a Purchase

Books & Videos

Faculty, staff, and students may submit requests for new books (print or digital) and physical media using our Suggest a Purchase Form.

The library will prioritize eBooks over print when multi-user options are available.

If you have questions, please contact Ashley Mills, Acquisitions & Collections Specialist, at

Journals & Databases

To request a new journal subscription or enquire about getting a new database, please contact Kelly Denzer at

The library is happy to gather information, negotiate prices, set up trials and explore options with you.

Archives & Special Collections

The Davidson College Archives and Special Collections includes the Archives, Manuscripts, Rare Books and Special Collections. In preserving and adding to holdings of unique and rare materials, Archives & Special Collections actively supports the campus curriculum and promotes awareness of the value of these resources.

To discover materials that support your research and teaching or to discuss the possibility of acquiring materials for special collections, please email or call 704-894-2158.

Archives and Special Collections