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Material Purchases

Collection Development denotes the activities that ensure that the University Libraries include in their collections the books, periodicals, and other appropriate library materials to support the institutional and research programs of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and provide access to them. Funds are allocated by type of material (book, periodical, microforms, electronic resource, etc.), and by academic subject area.

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is designated as a Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education R1 university offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Described as a process to support the instructional and research programs of the University, the following criteria influence Collection Development:

  • college curriculum
  • faculty research interests
  • general university goals
  • use of library materials
  • content value of library materials

View the Collection Development Policies & Procedures.

Request a materials purchase:

Andrea Flockton - Head of Collection Development
Call: (337) 482-6677