Gift and Exchange Program Donor Information Form

Donations must be approved by a Subject Specialist: see Books and Journals Donation Policy
Description of the Donation
Tax Information
  • The University of Pittsburgh, upon receipt of the gift material, becomes the owner
  • We reserve the right to determine retention, location, cataloging treatment and disposal of the material
  • Material we don't add to the ULS collections may be used for exchange, sold to raise money for book purchases, donated to other institutions, or otherwise discarded
  • Due to IRS regulations we cannot provide appraisals of donated material
  • You 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 we will require a copy of the appraisal summary
  • Please be aware that large gifts may take up to 5 years to be processed