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Collection Development Policy Statement: Forestry

Levels of Collecting Intensity

Call # Range

Subject

Level

Notes

SD1

 Periodicals. Societies. Serials

 4

 

SD11-115

 Documents 

 3a

 

SD117

 Almanacs

 2

 

SD118

 Congresses

 3b

 

SD119

 Voyages, etc.

 2

 

SD121-123

 Collections

 2

 

SD126

 Dictionaries and encyclopedias

 2

 

SD127-129

 Biography

 4

 

SD131-247.5

 History of forestry. Forest conditions

 4

 

SD248.5-.8

 Communication in forestry

 3b

 

SD250-363.3

 Forestry education. Study and teaching

 4

 Collected to support the Ph.D. program

SD373

 General works

 3a

 

SD375

 Popular works

 3b

 

SD376

 Juvenile works

 1

 

SD381

 Addresses, essays, lectures

 3b

 

SD383-383.3

 Description of remarkable trees, individual and collective

 3b

 

SD385

 Popular description of forest trees

 4

 

SD387 .A-Z

 Special aspects of forestry, A-Z

 3a

SD388

 Forestry machinery and engineering, Including logging machinery

 3b

 

SD388.5

 Tools and implements, Including instruments, meters, etc.

 3b

 

SD389

 Forest roads

 4

 Collected at research level because of environmental impacts

SD390-390.43

 Forest soils

 4

 

SD390.5-.7

 Forest meteorology. Forest microclimatology

 4

 Collected at research level because of climate change

SD391-410.4

 Silviculture

 4

SD411-417

 Conservation and Protection

 3b

SD418-418.3

 Deforestation

 3b

SD419-425

 Damage by elements

 3a

SD426

 Forest Reserves

 3a

SD430-559  Exploitation and utilization

 4

 

SD561-669.5

 Administration. Policy

 3b

Key to the Levels:

1.    Minimal Level
2.    Basic Information Level
3.    Study or Instructional Support Level
3a.  Study or Instructional Support Level, Introductory
3b.  Study or Instructional Support Level, Advanced
4.    Research Level
5.    Comprehensive Level

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