Michigan State University

Collection Development Policy Statement: Environmental Science

Factors Influencing Collection Policy

  • A. Anticipated Future Trends

    Collecting should follow and anticipate, when possible, major trends and developments in environmental science and policy. The collection should also reflect significant curricular changes.


  • B. Relationships with Other Resources

    Big Ten Academic Alliance

    MSU and its Libraries are a member of the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA). Consortial purchases with the BTAA have added important online resources, especially large journal and ebook packages.


  • C. Relationships to Other Resources Treated in Other Policy Statements

    Area Studies, Agriculture, Anthropology, Biological Sciences/Natural History, Botany, Economics, Engineering, Forestry, Geography, Geology, International Development, Maps and Geospacial Data, Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation, Political Science/Public Policy, Sociology, Urban Planning