Michigan State University

Collection Development Policy Statement: Native American Studies

Cooperative Collection Guidelines

Cooperative collection efforts will be discussed with the bibliographer responsible for the following areas in the humanities and social sciences, with the aim being to achieve research level collections in these areas:

Areas Bibliographer
History of American Indians JJH/MEU
Literature and poetic works by Native American authors; literary criticism of Native American literature, and related works MR/JJH
Religion and religious practices JJH/AHW
Social sciences and sociological works on cultures, and issues JJH/HM
Women's studies materials and issues relevant to Native American women SL
Fine Arts/Music TW/MBD
Archival/special collection PB
Leisure reading materials (not necessarily research level) relevant to or presenting American Indian perspectives for the Browsing Collection TW
Education KAC
Labor LL
Political science and policy issues JJH
Indians in Canada (First Nation, Metis) MEU
Indians in Caribbean, Latin America MJZ