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Information about our library's collection
Last Updated: Aug 24, 2016 URL: http://guides.mybrcc.edu/collection Print Guide RSS Updates

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Overall Collection Development Policy

The purpose of the overall collection development policy is to guide the development and management of the Baton Rouge Community College Library collections of print, audiovisual, and electronic materials.  The primary goal of the collection development policy is to the serve as the basis for the selection and acquisition of library materials that support the college’s curriculum. 

Collection Development Policies for individual subject areas can be found under the resources tab.

 

Why Collection Development Matters

The BRCC library exists to provide the necessary support materials required by the various curricula.  To accomplish these goals, a core collection of materials, mostly at the introductory or general level, will be collected to support the programs and courses offered. 

The purpose of our collection development policy is to guide the development and management of the Baton Rouge Community College Library collections of print, audiovisual, and electronic materials.  The primary goal of the collection development policy is to the serve as the basis for the selection and acquisition of library materials that support the college’s curriculum.

The library welcomes recommendations from faculty, staff, and students which fit our collection development policies.

For assistance, consult the Library Liaison tab for the name of librarian who serves as the liaison for the area that you would like to request materials for.

 

Copyright and Freedom to Read

The library fully subscribes to the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights, and the joint statement entitled The Freedom to Read issued by the American Library Association and the Association of American Publishers. The library abides by the U. S. Copyright Law at all times.  Items produced in violation of this law will not be added to the collection.

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