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Collection Development Manual 2009
Circulating Collection Overview


  • To insure that the Memorial Hall Library collection fulfills the information and materials related recreational needs of all segments of the population.
  • To strive for a collection that is balanced, comprehensive, and of adequate size, quality, and diversity to meet the needs of its users.
  • To insure that all parts of the collection are up-to-date, attractive, and well-maintained.
  • To increase the involvement and knowledge of the entire staff in collection development and management.
  • To utilize collection usage statistics to insure an optimal allocation of the materials budget.
  • To continually evaluate present formats, and to identify new formats that will make the collection more valuable to our patrons.
  • To cooperate with MVLC and NMRLS to insure that our collections meet our consortium and regional responsibilities.
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