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Collection Development Manual 2005
Circulating Collection Formats

Religion 200-299

Collection Goal: maintain collection size
 

Major Subclasses Collecting Guidelines Selection Sources Weeding Guidelines Action Items
Religion

200-289

Collect in major religions of the world, denominations and sects; collect scriptures of major religions; collect inspirational titles in demand

Collect some evangelical, New Age, and spiritual titles 

Collect for lay reader and student

Standard sources

Publishers' catalogs

Weed by condition and use

Replace old, unattractive additions if classic works with new, attractive editions

Buy more inspirational titles to meet demand
Mythology

290-299

Collect heavily in classical mythology.  Buy attractive editions for heavy student use. Standard sources

Publishers' catalogs

Weed classical mythology by condition; others by use and condition  

 

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