Re: Collection Development policy

Gary Handman (
Wed, 18 Sep 1996 12:13:28 -0700 (PDT)

Re Carol Webber's note re collection development: the one comment I can
offer is that the Freedom to View statement is really an access policy,
not a collection development policy--there's a subtle but important
difference between a collection development policy (which should,
among other things, define the scope and intent (and audience) of a
collection, and an access policy which defines the
library's stance on who may obtain access to the materials collected...


Gary Handman
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000