A. Anticipated Future Trends
Changes in curriculum, changes in faculty, and new interests in the development of the many subdivisions as a strength will influence the Collection. For example, physical anthropology has been subdivided into specialized areas of study, such as, biological anthropology, skeletal biology, and forensic anthropology. Of special note, the Culture/Resources/Power Concentration in Sociocultural Anthopology program needs to be closely monitored.
B. Relationships with other resources
Anthropology is an interdisciplinary field of study. New and developing fields within other disciplines will require a new method for identifying appropriate tools for selection and evaluation. Working with other related campus resources will ensure strong support for MSU programs. The Anthropology Department currently has links with the following programs and departments: Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center, the African Studies Center, the Center for Women in Development, the Center for Advanced Studies in International Development, the School of Criminal Justice, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism. In particular, a close tie exists between the Department and the MSU Museum.
C. Relationships to Resources Treated in Other Policy Statements