Historical Collection Policy

Policy: 7.9
Volume : 7, Library
Chapter : 9, Historical Collection Policy
Responsible Executive: Library Director
Executive Council Approval Date: June 4, 2013
Originally Issued: June 26, 2013

Reason for Policy:

This policy describes the content of the Historical Collection in the Touro University California Library and establishes the rules for use of these materials.

Who should Read This Policy:

Policy Statement:

The Touro University California (TUC) Library maintains a separate Historical Collection in which are housed materials not appropriately shelved in the Library’s open stack collections. Reasons for housing an item in the Historical Collection may include one or more of the following: monetary value; age of item; physical and intrinsic characteristics including items for which few copies are available; condition; bibliographic and research value. Librarians in the course of their work have responsibility to identify such rare, unique, valuable materials and relocate them to the Historical Collection.

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Last Updated: 6/17/15