Does the library accept donations?


Yes. Please read the Library Donations webpage and  Library Donations Policy for more details on our gift acceptance criteria. All donations will be assessed by library personnel and the library reserves the right to donate, sell, or otherwise dispose of items not selected for retention in the library collection.

Library staff will not appraise the monetary value of materials or dispense tax advice.


The library accepts donations of health sciences textbooks no older than five years old and books and manuscripts authored by PNWU faculty and students. Other books may be individually evaluated for inclusion in our collection according to the Collection Development Policy.


The library accepts back copies and subscriptions to print journals from a preferred list of journals found on our Selected Journals List webpage. Journals will be given consideration based on relevance, space constraints, and other factors.

Monetary Donations

Monetary donations to support the purchase of library materials are greatly appreciated. To make a monetary contribution to the PNWU library, please visit the Current Use Funds webpage or contact PNWU Assistant Director of Development, Alexa Dodd, via phone at 509.249.7740 or email at

Anatomical Models

We will accept high-quality, detailed anatomical models in good condition. Contact the library for the current needs list.

Other Donations

All other donations are subject to the approval of library personnel, the library director, or the Library Advisory Committee.


  • Last Updated Jan 31, 2023
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