The TTUHSC libraries do not add textbooks to the collection, either as a purchase
or when offered as a donation, especially textbooks that students are expected to
purchase for use in a particular course.
The TTUHSC libraries acquire textbooks selectively for the collection if they have
some long-term research value or study value or if they cover a new or emerging discipline.
In those cases when a textbook is acquired for the collection, only a single copy
will be added without any implied commitment to acquire future editions of the textbook.
Also, although some required-reading texts may be available electronically via the
TTUHSC libraries, these subscriptions usually have a very low seat count (simultaneous