Collection Development Policy

1.  Introduction

1.1.  Purposes of the Policy
1.2.  Institution and Clientele Served
1.3.  The Collection
1.4 Mission Statement and Goals
1.5.  Statement of Intellectual Freedom

2.  General Collection Development Policy

2.1.  Evaluation Criteria

2.1.1.  Currency
2.1.2.  Chronology
2.1.3.  Geography
2.1.4.  Languages

2.2.  Materials Collected: Monographs

2.2.1.  Multiple Copies
2.2.2.  Textbooks
2.2.3.  Leisure Reading
2.2.4.  Dissertations/Theses
2.2.5.  Children's Literature
2.2.6.  Special Collections
2.2.7.  Rare Books

2.3  Materials Collected: Periodicals

2.3.1.  Newspapers

2.4.  Materials Collected: Electronic

2.4.1.  Electronic Journals
2.4.2.  Electronic Monographs
2.4.3.  No-Fee Web Resources

2.5.  Materials Collected: Other Formats

2.5.1.  Audio-Visual
2.5.2.  Sound Recordings
2.5.3.  Video Recordings
2.5.4.  Art Slides
2.5.5.  Music Scores
2.5.6.  Maps
2.5.7.  Telephone Books
2.5.8.  University Calendars
2.5.9.  Corporate Reports
2.5.10. Gifts
2.5.11.  Materials Not Collected

3.  Organization of the Collection Development Program

3.1. Staffing
3.2.  Selection Responsibility
3.3.  The Program
3.4.  Budgeting
3.5.  Fiscal Year

4.  Stewardship / Collection Maintenance

4.1.  Collection Assessment
4.2.  Withdrawal of Materials
4.3.  Replacements
4.4.  Binding and Repair

5. Partnerships and Cooperation

6. Appendices

Appendix A - The Atlantic Scholarly Information Network/Réseau de l'information savante de l'Atlantic) (ASIN/RISA)
Appendix B - Statement on Intellectual Freedom
Appendix C - Donation Policy
Appendix D - Department and Liaison Librarians
Appendix E - Special Collections Manual
Appendix F - Government Documents Collections Policy
Appendix G - Collection Depth Indicator Definitions