Michigan State University

Collection Development Policy Statement: Biological Sciences/Natural History

Factors Influencing Collection Policy

Anticipated Future Trends:

The following are areas of study and research that are and will remain significant for collection development as these are areas that are stressed within the departments covered in this policy: Great Lakes studies, microbial ecology, environmental toxicology, computational ecology, pest management, environmental monitoring, conservation biology, biodiversity, environmental studies, natural resources and fisheries management, and limnology.

Adding research data is a potential step for this subject collection. For guidelines, please see MSU's Digital Research Data Collection Development Policy.

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