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Valencia College Library Collection Development Procedure

Objectives of the Collection Development Process

  • To provide bibliographic control over print and non-print materials using accepted standards and practices;  

  • To organize print and non-print materials into collections cataloged according to the Library of Congress Classification System;  

  • To acquire and organize materials that support a diverse community, encourage academic achievement, student success, lifelong learning, and enhance teaching excellence;  

  • To provide a variety of information resources that support the college curriculum