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Collection Development Policy: General Science and Technology: Analysis of the Subject Field

Analysis of the Subject Field

A. Chronology of the Subject: Emphasis/Restrictions

All periods.

B. Languages of Resources Collected; Exclusions/Emphasis/Translations

Currently, only English-language materials are collected.

C. Geography of the Subject; Emphasis, Restrictions

Emphasis is on North American and regional works.

D. Format of the Resources Collected; Restrictions, if any

All appropriate formats, including print, electronic, and audio-visual, are collected.

E. Date of Publication of Resources Collected; Emphasis, If Any

With the exception of essential historical works, important classics, or reprints as needed, materials published within the immediate past five years are emphasized.




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