The purpose of the Electronic Resources Collection Development Policy is to direct the addition, maintenance, and removal of electronic resources to the existing library collection through the following:

(A) Acknowledging
(1)that differences between versions are created by packaging identical content in electronic formats and other formats.
(2)that there are limits to the Library's ability to provide access to materials in electronic formats
(B) Guiding the selection of electronic resources by identifying the characteristics of useful resources.
(C) Adding discipline, consistency, and transparency to the process of selecting, acquiring, licensing, organizing, announcing, maintaining, and evaluating electronic resources.


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