Michigan State University

Collection Development Policy Statement: Urban Planning

Collection Management Issues

Collection Management Issues 

Items that have been lost or stolen will be replaced if still available provided the item has current relevance and is not superseded by new editions or information, the is especially true if the item is necessary for one of the fields of study offered by the department. 

Physical duplicates should not be retained. If there is high usage or the item is of great importance, then if available an e-book may be purchased to supplement the physical copy. 

History of the Policy 

First recorded date drafted: May 1995, with a revision date of March 2007. 

In 2023 Amanda Tickner re-wrote the Urban Planning collection policy. She updated the policy and included Landscape Architecture.