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14-2-6 Repair, Replacement, Removal and Preservation of Materials
TITLE NUMBER APPROVED DATE
REPAIR, REPLACEMENT, REMOVAL AND PRESERVATION OF MATERIAL 14 - 2 - 6 5-13-99
 
BASED ON POLICY NUMBER AND TITLE
14-2-0 LEARNING RESOURCES CENTERS - COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT

PURPOSE: The systematic development of the resource collection of the Learning Resources Centers requires the acquisition of new materials. This procedure guides decisions regarding the repair, replacement, removal and/or preservation of existing materials.

RESPONSIBILITY: The LRC staff makes final decisions for repair, replacement, or removal of materials in the annual evaluation of LRC holdings.

GUIDELINES:

  1. Repair

    • material that has value to the curriculum but is no longer available

    • material that has value to the curriculum but is too expensive to replace

  2. Replace

    • material that has value to the curriculum, and is available and affordable

  3. Remove

    • outdated resources/materials

    • damaged materials which cannot be repaired or replaced or for which the cost of preservation exceeds the value of the material

    • all law related resources according to respective schedules, health science materials after five years except for historical materials, standard works, and resources used in other content areas retained/updated annually.


  4. Review

    • social science and technology resources every five years

  5. Retain

    • all South Carolina material

Updated January 10, 2008
Reviewed March 19, 2014

 

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