Michigan State University

Collection Development Policy Statement: Botany

Collection Management Issues

Specific policies, if any, on replacement, de-selection, out of print acquisition, preservation, etc.

  • Replacement will occur when appropriate for heavily used or high circulation items.
  • Multiple copies are rarely purchased.
  • Rare or out-of-print items are no longer regularly purchased due to lack of funds.
  • Preservation occurs as needed, following the general guidelines established by the MSU Libraries.
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