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Business Collection Development Policy

College of Business
Library Liaison: Dr. Lori Buchanan
Faculty Representative: Dr. John Volker

Location of Collection: Woodward Library, Level 3

Overall Collecting Level: Desired level is C Advanced Study Level with 40% of collection increased to level B Research to support the MSM program

Purpose and program description: The collection supports an undergraduate program offering Accounting, Business Law, Economics, General Business, Decision Sciences, Finance, Management and Marketing concentrations. and a Masters of Science in Management (MSM).

  • Accrediting body: AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Degrees offered: B.B.A. (Bachelor of Business Administration), Majors: Accounting; Finance with Concentration in Economics; Management with Concentrations in International Management and General Business; and Marketing.  M.S. in Management.

Collection Development Plan

Targeted Areas: Globalism, TQM, Diversity, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Technology, Gender Issues, Electronic Commerce, Business Ethics

General Collection Guidelines

Languages: English

Chronological Guidelines: A= Pre 1900; B= 1900-1960; C=1961 -present

Dates of Publication: 2008 - present

Geographical Areas: United States, worldwide for Business statistics, economics, and accounting, Europe, and Japan

Noted Publishers: Routledge; Wiley; Elgar; Palgrave Macmillan; Harvard Business Review Press; Columbia Business School; and other academic presses

Review Sources: Choice Reviews Online; GOBI Spotlight Lists

Material Formats Collected: monographs

Material Formats Excluded: workbooks, textbooks, review copies, computer software, instructional software, books on CD or tape (library storage/operational constraints)

Other General Considerations: N/A

Statement of Collection Strengths and Weaknesses: N/A

LC Subject Subdivisions:

  • Statistics (HA1-473)
  • Economics (HB1-3840)
  • Economic History (HC10-1085)
  • Industries, land use and labor (HD28-9999)
  • Transportation and communication (HE1-9990)
  • Commerce (HF1-6182)
  • Finance (HG1-9999)
  • Public finance (HJ9-9940)
  • Commercial law (K1000-1395)

Related Subject Areas: N/A

Other Considerations: N/A

Date Prepared: 9/2005; Last Updated: 12/2017