Approval and Selection Plans
United States/United Kingdom: A joint Anglo-American approval plan with Blackwell's Book Services which supplies current titles from university presses, trade publishers, professional associations and societies, and small presses according to detailed subject profiles. European titles distributed by American publishers are included. For more information, contact Merry Burlingham, Chief Bibliographer.
Texas University Presses: Approval plans for all titles published and/or distributed by Texas A&M University Press, Texas Western Press, and the University of Texas Press. For more information, contact Merry Burlingham, Chief Bibliographer.
France: An author-based approval plan with Aux Amateurs de Livres supports teaching and research in the Department of French and Italian. A selection plan with Jean Touzot covers current imprints in all other subjects, as requested by individual bibliographers. For more information, contact Merry Burlingham, French/Italian Bibliographer.
Germany: An approval plan with Harrassowitz focuses on German language, linguistics, literature, and culture. Current titles at the selective or representative levels are acquired for the fine arts, classics, philosophy, and several international studies programs. For more information, contact Jim Holmes, Germanic Studies Bibliographer.
Italy: An author-based approval plan with Casalini Libri supports teaching and research in the Department of French and Italian. A selection plan, also with Casalini, covers current imprints in all other subjects, as requested by individual bibliographers. For more information, contact Merry Burlingham, French/Italian Bibliographer.
Latin America: A number of blanket order, approval, and selection plans are maintained to provide current imprints in all languages from the countries of Central and South America. For more information, contact Don Gibbs, Latin American Studies Bibliographer.
Portugal: A selection plan with Iberbook is managed by Hugo Chapa-Guzman, Spanish/Portuguese Bibliographer. In general, the plan focuses on titles related to teaching and research in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, including Latin America.
Russia: An approval plan with Russian Press Service provides current Russian titles to support teaching and research primarily in the College of Liberal Arts. For more information, contact Don Arthur, Slavic and East European Studies Bibliographer.
Spain: A selection plan with Puvill Libros provides current titles from Spain to support teaching and research throughout the College of Liberal Arts, including Latin American Studies, and more limited coverage for the Fine Arts. For more information, contact Hugo Chapa-Guzman, Spanish/Portuguese Bibliographer.
Art and Architecture: Two approval plans with Worldwide provide art exhibition catalogs and current imprints on Architecture. For information on coverage for Art, contact Laura Schwartz, Art Bibiliographer. For information on Architecture coverage, contact Janine Henri, Architecture and Planning Librarian.
EBSCO : Subscription agent who provides quite a few of the University of Texas Libraries journals.
Resources used to determine
the existence, imprint and other bibliographic information needed to order
Book Reviews | BookList | Books: Lists, Awards and Resources | Choice | Caldecott and Newberry Award Winners | Chapter One | E-Streams | New York Review of Books | New York Times Book Review Will need to register | Pulitzer Prize Winners
AcqWeb's Directory of Publishers and Vendors | Books in Print | Alapage (France) | Harrassowitz or WESS (Germany) | Internet Bookshop (United Kingdom) | WESS (Iberia) | Casalini Libri or Alice (Italy) | Nijhoff (Netherlands) | Publishers Catalogs | WorldCat | Yahoo's Directory of Publishers | Touzot (France)
Alibris | Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA) | Backinprint.com | Bibliofind | Bookbytes | BookFinders, International | MX Bookfinder | Rare/Out of Print Book Dealers | Replica Books | UMI Book on Demand | USBE's Out of Print Service | International League of Antiquarian Booksellers