ERIC Number: ED190160
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Sep-28
Academic Reference Collection Development: Policy Statements.
This paper discusses the need and provides guidelines for the preparation of policy statements on reference collection development for academic libraries. Policy elements recommended for inclusion are statements on collection objectives, collection scope, physical size, types of material, selector roles, removal procedures, and interdepartmental relationships. Criteria for the selection, retention, or removal of reference materials are provided, and a bibliography of 12 titles is attached. (RAA)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Missouri Library Association Annual Conference (September 28, 1979). For related documents, see IR 008 715-720.