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History/Philosophy Collection Development Policy

History Department (College of Arts & Letters)
Librarian Liaison: Brian Heaton
Faculty Representative: Dr. Mark Michael

Location of Collection: Woodward Library, Level 3

Overall Collecting Level: Present overall level D=basic level; Desired level is C=Study

Purpose/ program description: Library collection supports courses for undergraduate majors and non-majors as part of the general education core requirements.

  • Accrediting body: N/A
  • Degrees offered/majors or areas of specialization: B.A.

Collection Development Plan

Targeted Areas: Philsophy: Islam, Ethics--applied, history, & theory; History: Middle Eastern, Asian, and American

General Collection Guidelines

Languages: English

Chronological Guidelines: 1900-

Dates of Publication: 2000-

Geographical Areas: W=World

Noted Publishers: American Philosophical Society; University of Georgia Press; Houghton Mifflin; Allyn & Bacon/Longman; Blackwell

Review Sources: Books in Print; h-net reviews

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: (C;D-DX,E,F)


  • Aux. Sciences of History (C1-999)
  • History of Civilization (CB1-999)
  • Archaeology (CC1-999)
  • Diplomats. Archives. Seals (CD1-999)
  • Technical Chronology. Calendar (CE1-9999)
  • Numismatics (CJ1-9999)
  • Inscriptions. Epigraphy (CN1-9999)
  • Heraldry (CR1-9999)
  • Genealogy (CS1-9999)
  • Biography (CT1-9999)
  • History (General) (D1-2009)
  • Great Britain. England. Wales. Scotland. Ireland (DA1-995)
  • History of Central Europe (DAW1001-1051)
  • Austria. - Liechtenstein- Czechoslovakia- Hungary (DB1-9999)
  • France (DC1-9999)
  • Germany (DD1-9999)
  • America (E-F)


  • Philosophy general (B1-5802)
  • Logic (BC1-199)
  • Speculative Philosophy (BD10-701)
  • Aesthetics (BH1-301)
  • Ethics (BJ1-1725)
  • Religions, Mythology, Rationalism (BL1-2790)
  • Judaism (BM 1-990)
  • Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy (BP1-610)
  • Buddhism (BQ1-9800)
  • Christianity (BR1-1725)
  • The Bible (BS1-2970)
  • Doctrinal Theology (BT10-1480)
  • Practical Theology (BV1-5099)
  • Christian Denominations (BX1-9999)

Related Subject Areas:

Impact of Local, Regional, or National Cooperative Programs:

Other Considerations:

Date Prepared: 06/2004; Last Updated: 08/2013