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How do I suggest that the library buy a title?

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If we don't own a title in a physical format (e.g. book, DVD, CD etc.), you can suggest we purchase it using this form which is found at the top left corner of our catalog, and in the Can't Find It? section on the Browse and Borrow page.

If we don't own a title in a digital format (i.e. eBook or eAudiobook), here's how you can request we add it to our OverDrive collection:

  1. Visit metrolibrary.org/overdrive and perform your search
  2. On the search results page:
    1. on a desktop/laptop, on the left side of the page in the Availability section, click Recommend to library
    2. on a tablet/phone, at the top of the page in the Filters drop down menu, tap Recommend to library

You can make up to 4 recommendations for purchase for our OverDrive collection every 30 days. If the title isn't available in the Recommend to library section of our OverDrive catalog, this means that either the publisher has not made this title available in a digital format, or OverDrive has not acquired the rights to the title in this format. This most often occurs with eAudiobooks in that publishers will release a title as an eBook but not as an eAudiobook.