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Collection Development Policy Statement: Linguistics

Analysis of the Subject Field

Chronology of the Subject: Emphases/Restrictions


Materials concerned with various periods of the development of language, both living and extinct are collected, with an emphasis on modern languages.

Languages of Resources Collected: Exclusions/Emphases/Translations


The materials are primarily in English.

Geography of the Subject


No restrictions.

Format of the Resources Collected


All appropriate formats, including print, electronic, microforms, audio-visual and multimedia are collected. However, the library does not collect language audio tapes, which are more appropriately located and used in the Language Learning Center.

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