ERIC Number: ED338257
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Houston Cole Library Collection Management and Development Policy.
Henderson, William Abbot, Ed.; McAbee, Sonja L., Ed.
This report describes the collection management and development policy of, and the diverse collections housed at, Jacksonville State University's Houston Cole Library. The first part of the report consists of a detailed collection management and development policy statement, beginning with the history of the library, the physical disposition of the collections, and the roles and responsibilities of the Collection Management and Development Group (MDG) and going on to discuss policies on all categories of acquisitions and all related library functions. The second, and larger part of the report, consists of a series of narrative statements describing the library's collections for the following subject areas: agriculture; the Alabama Gallery; American literature; art; audiovisual; auxiliary sciences of history; biology; chemistry; commerce and business administration; communication; criminal justice; drama; education; English literature; family and consumer science; general works; geography and anthropology; geology; government documents; history; languages and related literatures; law; library science and bibliography; mathematical, computing, and information sciences; military science; music; nursing; philosophy, ethics, and religion; physics and engineering; political science and public administration; psychology; sociology and social work; technology; and Western European literature. Included in the appendix are a list of definitions of collection level indicators, a directory of the CMDG members, a 13-item bibliography, and a topical index. (MAB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Jacksonville State Univ., AL.