Collection Development Policy: Government
To support the Government curriculum, materials will be acquired to keep the government collection current. Emphasis will be given to the purchase of American and
Scope of Coverage
Language: English will be the primary language of the collection, unless there is a special request from a student or faculty for materials in another language, especially Spanish language material.
GEOGRAPHY: The study of the governments of
CHRONOLOGY: Emphasis is placed on the purchase of materials published within the last five years, except in areas covering the history of
All formats may be considered for purchase. Serials are heavily relied upon for current material. Reference works in government/political science, including encyclopedias, dictionaries and bibliographic materials will be purchased. CD-ROMs and DVDs are generally added when accompanying print material, but may be purchased separately when available.
Faculty and student recommendations
Publishers’ catalogs and flyers
Book Reviews from http://www.nytimes.com/ and other online publications.
Eileen Oliver, Updated: December 10, 2013