The purpose of the policy and procedures is to maintain a collection of information resources that support and enhance the college’s curriculum administrative needs and community outreach program consistent with the college’s Mission. It ensures a collection of current, diverse and balanced resources and provide library patrons with well maintain library collection.
The Principal has overall responsibility of library services including collection of books. Faculty members are considered subject experts of their respective fields. They are encouraged to make recommendations for purchase and purging. Though Librarians are primarily responsible for quality of collection the selection and withdrawals of materials are approved by the Library Advisory committee.
Materials are selected for the college library with the following considerations:
Weeding, the removal of materials to be discarded is an important ongoing part of the collection development process. Librarian will examine the collection periodically to identify outdated and deteriorating materials that need to be replaced or removed from the collection. The materials that are damaged beyond repair shall be removed from the collection by the approval of Advisory committee.
The following classes of materials will be considered for weeding from the collection
After getting the approval and feedback from the concerned department HODs, the librarian can place the order for the approved book(s) and return those books which are not approved.