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Collection Development

Tools for Selecting and Purchasing Library Materials

Online Bookstores, Serial Vendors, Publishers, etc.

Orientation and Training Materials for Liaison Librarians

Links to web pages, bibliographies, workshop materials, liaison guidelines, etc.


Checklist of Materials to Review
Collection Development Orientation Review Tasks
Monthly Faculty Activity Report (W:drive under "Monthly Reports)
Core Competencies in Collection Development (2005)
Faculty Activity Record


Faculty Liaison/Promotion
Liaison Librarian Guidelines and Activities
Websites of WSU Colleges


Materials Budget
Weekly Fund Reports (W:drive under "Collection Development")
Direct and Gift Fund Encumbrance Deadlines
Gift Allocations
Purchase Request Form
GOBI  -- Main Search Screen
GOBI  -- Training Webinars
Special Issues
Web Sites and Bibliography

Purchase Request Form

WSU Libraries welcomes your recommendation to purchase a book, electronic resource, video or other item. The appropriate liaison librarian will review this request. Items are selected for purchase according to the WSU libraries collection development policies.

Use the Purchase Request Form to make recommendations for purchase.

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