A. Anticipated future trends
“C” -- Hard to nail down. Some materials will arrive in this area as ordered by various selectors.
“D” -- There will be continued strong research and instructional interest in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.
B. Relationships with other resources
1. On campus branch or format collections, if any
There are so many possible relationships with branches and other format collections as to render a listing to be meaningless. .
2. Regional or network resources, if any
While the murkiness of this category makes identifying outside resources as being tricky, some overarching observations can be made. MSUL’s memberships in consortia and cooperatives such as the Michigan Electronic Library and the Center for Research Libraries do provide cost-effective means of access to materials that are out of this collection policy statement. Equally important is our joint catalog with the Library of Michigan. Its holdings of genealogical materials greatly expands the horizons of our users.
C. Relationships to resources treated in other policy statements: