Collection Development and Management

These policies describe how the Library develops and manages its collection.

Collection Management and Development Policy

Download the Collection Management and Development Policy, which sets out the overarching principles and general framework which inform strategies related to the Library's collections.

If you have any queries, please contact the Library Collection Policy and Development Team.

Collection Donations Policy

See the Collection Donations Policy which covers donations of published and unpublished works.

Subject Level Collection Statements

Subject Level Collection Statements are used to inform selection principles, the depth and breadth of subject coverage, levels of collecting, location, and other pertinent factors in relation to specific subject or collection areas.

Print Journal Evaluation Guidelines

Download the Print Journal Evaluation Guidelines, which set out how the Library evaluates its print journal holdings and determines the location of those titles.

Make a Purchase Recommendation

Any member of the University community can make a purchase recommendation. All additions to the collection are guided by the Collection Development and Management Policy. You can also contact your Subject Librarian to recommend an item for purchase.