Collection Development and Management refers to the acquisition, review, de-selection, cancelation, and other management decisions made in regard to the information and other resources and materials managed by the University Library.
This Collection Development & Management Manual is intended both as an aid in the orientation of new Library Faculty members, and as a resource available to all Library Faculty members and staff. The University Library of California State University, Long Beach collects:
Further, decisions on the acquisition, review, de-selection, and cancelation are based on a variety of factors:
The criteria for these decisions are based upon:
In the development of its resources, the University Library endorses the American Library Association's (ALA) Library Bill of Rights as affirmed by CSU Academic Senate Policy resolution AS-2685-05/FA.
Approved by Library Faculty January 15, 2016, Reconfirmed April 24, 2020
Updated by CDMC September, 2018, October 8, 2020