Old Dominion University Libraries

Policies & Procedures

Policies & Procedures
 

Collection Development Policy

Subject-specific Collection Policies

Bibliographers develop subject collection development policy statements for disciplines supporting the University’s teaching and research activities. Collecting levels of density and intensity are defined in Appendix II.  Discipline policy statements are revised every 5 years or when whenever a major change has occurred in an academic program.

Arts & Letters

Anthropology
Art

Communication
; Criminal Justice
French Language & Literature
Geography
(supplemental Atlas statement)
German Language & Literature
History
International Studies
Journalism

Law
Linguistics
Literature
Music
Philosophy/Religous Studies
Political Science & International Studies
Sociology
Spanish Language & Literature
Theatre Arts & Dance
Women's Studies

Business

Accounting
Decision Sciences
Economics
Finance
Information Systems

Management
Marketing
Urban Studies/Public Administration
Ports Management

Education

Counseling
Early Childhood, Special Education, Speech Language Pathology
Educational Curriculum and Instruction (ECI)
Educational Leadership

Exercise Science, Physical Education & Recreation
Juvenile Literature & Children's Literature
Library and Information Science
Occupational & Technical Studies

Engineering

Aerospace Engineering
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Electrical & Computer Engineering

Engineering Technology
Mechanical Engineering

Health Sciences

Community Health Professions
Physical Therapy
Dental Hygiene & Dental Assisting

Environmental Health
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Nursing

Sciences

Biological Sciences 
Chemistry & Biochemistry
Computer Science
Geological Sciences
Mathematics/Statistics
Oceanography
Physics/Astronomy
Psychology

Special

New Music Performance Collection
Contemporary Music
Diehn Composers Room
Special Collections
U.S. Government Publications