Mathematics & Statistics Collection Development Policy
Location of Collection: Woodward Library, Level 3
Overall Collecting Level: Desired level is C=Study
Purpose and program description: The collection supports lower and upper division curriculum. Freshman-sophomore courses are general education core. Upper level courses are for majors and minors. Graduate courses are for Masters degree in education with a mathematics concentration. Library user needs are primarily instructional and general reference.
- Accrediting body: N/A
- Degrees offered: B.S.
Collection Development Plan
Targeted Areas: Probability and statistics, Actuarial science, core courses for humanities majors such as cryptography, and music and math.
General Collection Guidelines
Chronological Guidelines: A=pre-1900; B=1900-1960; C=1961-present
Dates of Publication: 2009 - present
Geographical Areas: World
Material Formats Collected: monographs and videos
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:
- Actuarial science (HG 8781-8957)
- Philosophy, Logic, Study & Teaching (QA1-19)
- History (QA 21-31)
- General (QA 36-42)
- Tables (QA43-63)
- Calculating Machines (QA75-75.5)
- Arithmetic (QA101-145)
- Algebra (QA150-272)
- Probabilities, Mathematical statistics (QA273-280)
- Analysis (QA299.6-433)
- Geometry, Trigonometry, Topology (QA440-699)
- Analytic Mechanics (QA801-QA939)
Related Subject Areas: Education, Technology, Insurance Accounting
Impact of Local, Regional, or National Cooperative Programs: Department answers inquiries from the community at large.
Other Considerations: May consider retrospective purchases as needed
Date Prepared: 10/2005; Last Updated: 11/2017