Nursing Collection Development Policy
Location of Collection: Woodward Library, Level 3
Overall Collecting Level: Desired level is B=Research
Purpose and program description: The School of Nursing program prepares the beginning professional nurse generalist. Graduates are educated to utilize the nursing process in a variety of settings and have an academic base for future specialization as a teacher, clinician, administrator or researcher.
- Accrediting body: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
- Degrees offered: B.S.N.
Collection Development Plan
Targeted Areas: mental health and community
General Collection Guidelines
Chronological Guidelines: C=1961-present
Dates of Publication: 2011-present
Geographical Areas: United States, South America
Review Sources: Barnes & Noble; Books in Print
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: The collection includes medically related subjects as well as specialized areas of nursing such as pediatrics, geriatrics, cancer, cardiovascular, gynecologic, obstetric, psychiatric, surgical, etc.
Statement of Collection Strengths and Weaknesses: The following areas need be to raised to study: General music, instrumental, orchestral music, literature of music, libretto bib., history & criticism Including vocal, orchestral, instrumental and juvenile literature.
LC Subject Subdivisions: General Nursing: RT1-120
- Nurses and Nursing (RT1-20)
- Communication in nursing (RT21-29)
- History & biography (RT31-37)
- General Works. Instruments. records. charting. hygiene. mathematics (RT40-RT68 Textbooks. study and teaching (69-73)
- Nursing Education. Ethics. Psychology of Nursing. (RT74-RT86)
- Specialties in Nursing. Teaching. Communicable Diseases, community, health, institutional and industrial. private duty, etc. (RT87-RT108)
- United States, general works. Other special types of nursing. (RT116-120)
Related Subject Areas: N/A
Impact of Local, Regional, or National Cooperative Programs: N/A
Other Considerations: N/A
Date Prepared: 9/2002; Last Updated: 3/2018