Making recommendations to the Faculty Council and the Dean on collection development and management policy, procedures, distribution of funds, representatives to statewide collection development forums, major purchases, and cancellations;
Guiding the collection development process;
Examining trends and issues in collection development and management as they relate to the University Library;
Preserving and updating policies as they are approved by the Faculty Council and the Dean;
Creating and maintaining this Collection Development and Management Manual; and
Sponsoring collection development and management meetings and workshops for Library faculty and staff.
The CDO is a member of the Library Faculty who is assigned by the Dean to oversee the materials budget and purchases and the management of the collections.
Technical Services is responsible for acquiring, processing and maintaining library materials.
Collection Development-Related Responsibilities:
Ordering and processing materials requested for purchase or rental, identifying duplicate orders, and claiming unfilled orders;
Conferring with subject specialist when the price of an item is at significant variance from the ordering estimate;
Dealing with discrepancies and/or errors in the Library's catalog or other metadata resolvers;
Preparing reports of expenditures, titles received, outstanding orders, collection size, circulation, and other data needed for collection development decisions;
Catalog government information materials into catalog; and
Providing information needed for departmental reviews, such as self‑studies for accreditation.
Access Services has the following responsibilities in regard to collection development and management:
Shelving Staff responsibilities include: