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The collection development policy for faculty publications is for the main library to collect all faculty publications for the circulating collection (main stacks), to maintain a permanent Faculty Author’s display on the Main Level of Davis Family Library, and for the College Archives to accept faculty publications as second copies when they are donated as gifts.
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The collection development policy for faculty publications is for the Davis Library and Armstrong Science Library to collect faculty publications for the circulating collection (main stacks); to maintain permanent Faculty Authors displays with contemporary faculty authors; and for the College Archives to accept faculty publications as second copies when they are donated as gifts. [http://go.middlebury.edu/libgifts Learn more about the Libraries' Gift Policy here].
  
 
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Our [http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/lib/depts/main/collection_management/policy/colldev Collection Development Policy] states: ''The Library collects books written by, or with contributions by, Middlebury College faculty. We selectively collect works by visiting faculty, instructors at the Bread Loaf School of English, the Language Schools, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies. If you have a publication that the College Libraries have accidentally overlooked, please let us know by filling out our [http://go.middlebury.edu/requests Suggest a Library Purchase form].''
The collection development policy for faculty publications was amended circa 2004 when purchasing all faculty publications for the College Archives (‘Archives P’) was deemed an unsustainable practice due to both space limitations and budgetary considerations. Also, Special Collections provides only reduced access to these publications due to limited Special Collections hours and non-circulation status for all holdings.
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 10:48, 6 December 2013

Collection Development Policy for Faculty Authors’ Publications (Updated 2012)

The collection development policy for faculty publications is for the Davis Library and Armstrong Science Library to collect faculty publications for the circulating collection (main stacks); to maintain permanent Faculty Authors displays with contemporary faculty authors; and for the College Archives to accept faculty publications as second copies when they are donated as gifts. Learn more about the Libraries' Gift Policy here.

Our Collection Development Policy states: The Library collects books written by, or with contributions by, Middlebury College faculty. We selectively collect works by visiting faculty, instructors at the Bread Loaf School of English, the Language Schools, and the Monterey Institute of International Studies. If you have a publication that the College Libraries have accidentally overlooked, please let us know by filling out our Suggest a Library Purchase form.

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