The materials budget is broken down into the following budget areas:
East Campus E-Resource License
Fines and Fees
At the beginning of the fiscal year the total budget is allocated to the above categories based on current need and the previous year’s allocation. Allocations are made first to the East Campus E-Resource License, Media (AV), Standing Orders, and Subscriptions budgets. The remaining budget is then allocated to Books.
The Books budget is allocated by percentage to the following department areas:
Social Science 26%
The Fines and Fees budget accumulates throughout the year as users pay for overdue library fines and lost materials. This money is allocated to all areas with priority going to replacement of needed lost materials.
Valencia Libraries Mission Statement
The mission of the Valencia College libraries is to provide a variety of learning centered resources, services, and facilities to support a diverse community; to encourage academic achievement, student success, and lifelong learning; and to enhance teaching excellence.