Collection Development Policy

This policy sets out how the library acquires, develops, maintains, stores and makes accessible the collections it holds and is reviewed regularly. It reflects the mission of the library to support the clinical, research, academic and consultancy functions of the Trust making these widely available to staff and students across all Trust sites and remotely. It sets out the parameters within which any decisions on acquisitions and the development of the collection can be made.

Policy leads: Angela Douglas (Head of Library and Information Service), Angela Haselton (Deputy Librarian), Helen Oliver (Deputy Librarian and Systems Librarian)

Date last reviewed:   21 June 2021

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