ERIC Number: ED437948
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Collection Development Policy: Paul & Emily Douglas Library & Learning Resources. Revised Edition.
Toomer, Clarence; Bryson, Emily M.; Matlin, Katherine R.; Herrera, Mariana; Johnson, Jesse; Lazouksas, Lorraine; Meeker, Robert; Meyer, Beverly; Miletich, Ivo; Nuby, Mary
This document presents the collection development policy for the Douglas Library and Learning Resources at Chicago State University. Collection development committee policies are presented in terms of planning (allocation of resources budget, implementation of resource sharing and related programs, development of policies and procedures, liaison with the University community); building (collections, continuations, duplicates, electronic formats, media formats, faculty publications, fiction, foreign language materials, microforms, pamphlets, paperbacks, textbooks); and maintaining (analyzing and evaluating the collection, repairing damaged materials, replacing materials, deselection). Collection development committee procedures include: Planning (planning for allocating the resources budget, method of payment for standing orders, revision of policies and procedures); building - expectations of selectors (collection awareness, liaison functions, vendor profile, requests, requests outside selection areas, periodical subscriptions, expenditure, selection time table, budget management, committee meetings), procedures for handling gifts (acceptance of gifts, responsibilities of the Acquisitions Department, responsibilities of the Collection Development Committee, disposing of unwanted gifts); and collection management (periodic review projects, assessment of the collection). Department extensions are appended. (AEF)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Chicago State Univ., IL.