James Madison University
Libraries & Educational Technologies

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Collection Development Tools For Faculty:

Information Useful for Collection Decisions

Calendar (Including Ordering Deadlines)
When
What
Forms & Information
July 1 New fiscal year begins.  
September Departments and liaisons informed of allocation decisions.
September-October Announcements made of the new subscriptions (journals, databases, etc.) which will be ordered by the library.
October First deadline for orders of book, media and other one-time purchases (40% expended).
December Second deadline for book, media and other one-time purchases (90% expended).  
February or March Final deadline for book, media and other one-time purchases.  (100% expended).  Orders submitted after this date will be processed after July 1st (beginning of new fiscal year).  
Spring Requests for new subscriptions for next fiscal year (serials, standing orders, databases)
Tools for Monographs Orders(Books and Media Resources)
Books
  • Reviews and Catalogs

Videos (DVDs)

Tools for Subscription Orders  (Journals and Databases)

Databases & e-Book Collections

Journals, Periodicals, & Standing Orders

Library Information Related to Collection Development
University Information Related to Collection Development


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