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Valencia College Library Collection Development Procedure

Leased Collection

Popular, current books and audio books may be leased by contract. Materials that receive substantial use may be purchased from the vendor at a discount for addition to the reference or circulating collection. Participation in this plan is dependent on the overall funding for materials and priority may be given to materials needed to support the curriculum. 

The Valencia College libraries do not welcome solicitation of resources to be added to our LibGuides. This includes but is not limited to vendors, search engine optimizers, placement of ads, products, or any other requests. Our LibGuides are carefully curated resources developed in partnership with faculty, staff, and students to support specific assignments, courses, events, and other related purposes at Valencia College. The Valencia libraries reserve the right to ignore LibGuide resource solicitations, and/or block persistent requests from groups or individuals to add or promote links in our LibGuides.