ERIC Number: ED152298
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Media Selection Policy. Media Retrieval Services-Pierce Library Learning Resources.
Wisconsin Univ. - Stout, Menomonie. Media Retrieval Services.
This selection policy statement for media materials incorporates guidelines contributed by academic departments in the University of Wisconsin-Stout, as well as by professional staff of the media retrieval services at Pierce Library. The overall special mission of the university and the special missions of learning resources and media retrieval services are outlined. Objectives, policies, and procedures for the selection process are presented, including the philosophy, ground rules for selection, preview policy for materials, collection review, periodicals, newspapers, films, other media, integrated shelving of resources, gifts, standing order monographs, pamphlets, reprints, theses and dissertations, paperbacks, the special collection, selection responsibilities, and annual review of the media selection policy. Four selection guides are defined--graduate level, instructional or teaching level, basic level, and minimum level. A level is assigned to each department subject area. Guidelines for selecting government documents and for collection review are attached. Four statements of the American Library Association including the Library Bill of Rights are appended. (KP)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ. - Stout, Menomonie. Media Retrieval Services.