ERIC Number: ED178045
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Mar-1
Collection Development Policy for the University of Kansas Libraries.
Sheldon, Ted, Ed.; And Others
This policy reflects developmental patterns governing the evolution of collections in the University of Kansas Libraries. Policy statements, written by bibliographers, are provided for 54 subject areas: African studies; anthropology; applied English; architecture and urban design; art; astronomy and physics; biological sciences; business administration; chemistry; children's literature; classics (Greek language and literature, Latin language and literature, classical archeology, classical culture); current fiction; East Asian studies; economics; education; engineering; English language and literature; French language and literature; geography; geology; German language and literature; government documents; history; Italian language and literature; journalism; linguistics; Linwood Library (Regents Center); map library; mathematics; Museum of Natural History; music; newspapers; other foreign languages; pharmacy; philosophy; political science; psychology; radiation biophysics; reference; religious studies; Scandinavian languages and literatures; Slavic and East European studies; social welfare; sociology; Spain, Portugal, and Latin American area studies; special collections; speech and drama; university archives; and women's studies. Each policy statement includes a statement of purpose; collection guidelines (languages, chronological guidelines, geographical guidelines, treatment of subject, type of material, date of publication, other resources, related subject policy statements); levels of collecting intensity by subject subdivision; and strengths and weaknesses evaluated in terms of programs and clientele served. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas Univ., Lawrence. Univ. Libraries.