Edith Garland Dupré Library Electronic Resources Collection Development Policy: Introduction

The purpose of this policy is to direct the addition, maintenance and removal of electronic resources to the existing library collection of Edith Garland Dupré Library.

Introduction

The mission of the Library is to support fully the instructional and research programs of the University through the provision of informational services and access to printed materials, multimedia and electronic resources. Electronic resources are an integral part of the collection of the Library. The purpose of this policy is to direct the addition, maintenance and removal of electronic resources to the existing Library collection.


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Scope of Resources to Be Considered

For the purpose of this document, "electronic resources" are defined as resources that require computer access. Any electronic resources may be considered. Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Online periodical database
  • Online reference database
  • eJournals
  • eBooks
  • Government information
  • Data files
  • Websites

Data may be accessible online or on locally recorded media, such as CD-Rom or DVD.


Last updated 8/06/13. © Copyright 2013 by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

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