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The West Virginia University Libraries collections are rich and diverse, containing current and historical resources to enhance research. The WVU Libraries collections develop through acquisitions, gifts, and cooperative collection development programs with other research institutions and consortia.

The WVU Libraries have extensive online collections, featuring millions of academic journal articles, available through databases and ejournals. The Libraries book collections include nearly a million ebooks available through the library catalog. Additionally, the Libraries have print collections in four Morgantown locations: the Downtown Campus Library, Evansdale Library, Health Sciences Library, and Law Library.

Collections News

WVU Faculty Senate Endorses Licensing Principles for Vendors

The new Licensing Principles for Vendors have now been approved by the Dean of Libraries, the Library Faculty Assembly, and the WVU Faculty Senate.

Interlibrary Loan Analysis and Course Reserves Review

The Collections Advisory Committee shares their interlibrary loan analysis and course reserves review.

WVU Libraries Offer Anti-racism Collection in Overdrive

In light of the recent murders of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd as well as the clear need to take sustained, wide-ranging action against racism at an institutional level, the WVU Libraries Collections Advisory Committee has added a curated Anti-Racism Readings collection on Overdrive that includes both ebooks and audiobooks.