Michigan State University

Collection Development Policy Statement: Anthropology

Collection Management Issues

Specific policies, if any on replacement, deselection, out of print acquisition, preservation, etc.

A. Replace items that have been lost or stolen if still available. Especially if the item is necessary for one of the fields of study offered by the department.

B. Duplicates should not be retained. Determine the usage of the piece and then deselect items that are the most worn.

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