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Computer Science & Information Technology Collection Development Policy

Computer Science & Information Technology (College of Science & Mathematics) /
Librarian Liaison: Kebede Wordofa
Faculty Representative: Dr. Yingbing Yu

Location of Collection: Woodward Library, Level 3

Overall Collecting Level: Desired level C=study

Purpose/ 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
  • Degree offered: B.S.

Collection Development Plan

  • Targeted Areas: Computer Security Technology

General Collection Guidelines:

Languages: English

Chronological Guidelines: A=pre-1900, B:1900-1960,C=1961 -present

Dates of Publication: 2011-

Geographical Areas: W=World

Noted Publishers: AcqWeb; A.K. Peters

Reviews: Books in Print

Material Formats Collected: monographs & videos

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

Other General Considerations:

Statement of Collection Strengths and Weaknesses:

LC Subject Subdivisions: QA Computer Science

  • Computer-assisted instruction (QA20.C45)
  • Programmed instruction (QA20.P7
  • Electronic computers. Computer Science (QA75)
  • Electronic data processing. Computer Science ((QA76-QA99)
  • Computer Engineering (TK7885)

Related Subject Areas: Education, technology.

Impact of Local, Regional, or National Cooperative Programs: Department answers inquiries from the community at large.

Other Considerations:

Date Prepared: 11/2005; Last Updated: 8/2013