Selection Process

 Suggested books will be reviewed with the following criteria in mind:

  • Be academically oriented.
  • Promote reading, critical thinking, information literacy and discussion skills
  • Bring students, faculty and staff together around a common intellectual activity.
  • Focus on a theme or themes generated from the selected work.
  • Incorporate a range of activities around the selected work (including, but not limited to, a convocation).
  • Be accessible, widely available, available electronically, and available in multiple formats so as to accommodate disabilities, etc.
  • Be affordable (purchase cost of the book, speakers' fees associated with the author or experts on the text, etc.).