UNIVERSITY LIBRARY SYSTEM GIFT AND EXCHANGE DONOR INFORMATION FORM
Thank you for your gift to the University Library System, University of Pittsburgh. By contributing to the library you are assisting us as we continually strive to strengthen our collections.
The University Library System understands all gifts to be unrestricted, and gift items are reviewed in accordance with the current policies for collection development. Gift items that are determined to be duplicate copies or outside the scope of our collections, may be exchanged, sold, or discarded.
Are you planning to claim a deduction of $5,000.00 or more for this donation?
If so, have you had a qualified appraisal conducted of the material to be donated?
Information for Bookplates:
I do not want bookplates placed in any monographs added to the collection.
I would like a bookplate placed in all monographs added to the collection. The bookplate should read:
This book presented by:
In memory of:
In honor of:
The University of Pittsburgh, upon receipt of the gift material, becomes the owner and reserves the right to determine retention, location, cataloging treatment and disposal of the material. Material not added to the ULS collections may be used for exchange, sold to raise money for book purchases, donated to other institutions, or otherwise discarded.
The University of Pittsburgh, due to IRS regulations, cannot provide appraisals of donated material.
Donors must notify the University, prior to the donation, if the gift material has a significant value of $5,000.00 or more. Donations of significant value must have a qualified appraisal, and The University of Pittsburgh will require a copy of the appraisal summary.
By checking this box, I agree to the policies listed above.
You will receive a copy of this form and an official letter of acknowledgment after this completed form has been returned to the Gift and Exchange Department.
Thank you once again for your donation to the University Library System!