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Collection Development

The collection development policy document is quite lengthy, and so is available in pdf format below.

Table of Contents for collection development policy

1. Statement of policy purpose

2. Background statement

3. Responsibility for selection

4. Funding/impact on collection

5. Selection - general criteria

6. Selection: Item-specific criteria

7. Selection: Controversial materials

8. Collection Maintenance:

8A. Weeding

8B. Replacements

8C. Preservation

9. Gifts and Donations

10. Collection Assessment

11. Intellectual Freedom

12. Request for Reconsideration

13. Process for Policy Revision


Appendix 1. Library Bill of Rights

Appendix 2. Request for Reconsideration Form

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