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Collection Development & Management Policy of the E.S. Farley Library: Table of Contents

The Collection Development & Management Policy of the E.S. Farley Library.

Purpose of This Policy

The E. S. Farley Library is dedicated to providing comprehensive support of the University needs. The collections in the library are based on the current instructional and research requirements of all Wilkes-affiliated uses (students, staff, administration, and alumni). The purpose of this policy is to provide assistance in the development, enhancement, and management of the library collections. As the needs of the University change, so too, should this collection development policy change.

Questions regarding this policy can be directed to Heather Alexander, Technical Services Librarian, at or 570-408-4258.

Use the Table of Contents below to easily navigate the Policy.

Date of Last Revision

This Collection Development & Management Policy was created in February 2016 and last updated on August 31, 2020.

Reviewed by the E.S. Farley librarians and approved by the Dean of the Library on August 31, 2020.

This policy is subject to change without notice to the general public but with approval from the Dean of the Library.

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