Collection development policy for the University of Kansas Libraries
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Written in English



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  • University of Kansas. Libraries.,
  • Academic libraries -- Collection development -- Kansas -- Case studies.,
  • Collection development (Libraries) -- Case studies.

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Includes index.

Statementedited by Ted Sheldon ; with the assistance of Martha Kehde and Alexandra Mason.
ContributionsSheldon, Ted., Kehde, Martha., Mason, Alexandra.
LC ClassificationsZ733.K17 K36 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationca. 250 p. in various pagings ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4240161M
LC Control Number80620672

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Collection Development Policy Mission of Special Collections and University Archives. Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives collect, organize, preserve, and make available materials with historical or research value in all formats that support the research, teaching, and service mission of the University. Like most research libraries, the Leon E. Bloch Law Library contains a large proportion of materials that do not circulate. These items remain in the library for in-house use only and are shelved in both the general stacks and in the reserve collection, a limited access area located behind the circulation desk. The Evaluation Criteria of the KUMC Collection Development Policy should be used to evaluate titles recommended for cancellation. In addition, the Associate Director and Collection Development Librarian may consider the following: Cost and use: we will create a decision spreadsheet that shows use and cost of individual titles wherever feasible. All gifts accepted become the property of the KU Libraries and the University of Kansas. The Libraries reserve the right to determine retention, disposition, location, treatment, and other considerations related to the use of any item. Even if a gift is accepted, the Libraries may elect not .

They offer primary sources for research, exploration, and discovery on a variety of topics, many of which relate to Arkansas and the Ozarks region. Our collection development policy is available online. Each collection is most commonly described by a finding aid, a guide to a collection and its contents. Collection Development Policy - Special Collections Scope The Fales Library & Special Collections is committed to preserving the creative work of artists and writers in their original formats, paying close attention to the book as a physical object and other media in their original state when : Charlotte Priddle. Featured Acquisitions. Audubon Folio – The library owns a copy of John James Audubon’s Birds of America folio, as well as a facsimile which is displayed near the Literature and Languages Library.; Millionth Volume – The library has over 14 million volumes in its collection. In , the millionth volume, The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation, was added. Special Collections contains a wide range of rare books and manuscripts. Its primary charge is the collection and preservation of original sources for use by students and scholars of the humanities, the history of science, and the history of the book. Special Collections presently holds about , volumes printed since the mid-fifteenth century and about , manuscripts dating from.

The library is currently undergoing physical space is closed, but services and assistance are still available. Please contact [email protected] for information.. Since its origins in the s as the “reading room” of the Omaha Medical College, the library of medicine has had historical, rare, and special collections in various forms. Washburn University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, or marital or parental status. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dr. Pamela Foster, Equal Opportunity Director/Title IX.   The Wichita Public Library has 14 copies of “George” in its collection, said Sarah Kittrell, collection development manager for the library. The book has been checked out 70 times, she said. Find, Borrow, Request. Catalogs & Search Tools Explore our catalog, find databases and journals, or locate books in our stacks.; Course Reserves View and access items set aside by your instructor.; Borrowing Materials Learn about our lending policies and procedures.; Requests & Interlibrary Loan Request items from other libraries. Place holds on or request our items.