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13-2-2 Digital Resources Acquisition

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Area Commission
  3. Information Technology
  4. Plans and Analysis
  5. Marketing
  6. Financial Affairs
  7. Facilities Management
  8. Human Resources and Employee Relations
  9. Development
  10. Procurement and Inventory Control
  11. Auxiliary Enterprises and Printing Services
  12. Public Safety
  13. Division of Education

    13-0-2 Course Syllabi and Addenda

    13-0-3 New Curriculum Program Development

    13-0-6 Grade Reports and Transcripts

    13-0-8 Full-time Faculty Workload/Overload

    13-0-9 Curriculum Content Changes

    13-0-10 Closing Academic Programs

    13-1-1 Live Work Projects

    13-2-0 Use of Resources Policy

    13-2-1 Library Material, Overdue

    13-2-2 Digital Resource Acquisition

    13-2-3 Duplication and Use of Copyrighted Material

    13-2-5 Materials Acquisition

    13-2-6 Acquisition of Consumable Books and Periodicals

    13-2-7 Repair, Replacement, Removal and Preservation of Materials

    13-2-8 Archives

    13-3-0 Academic Advisory Committees Policy

    13-3-1 Academic Advisory Committees

    13-4-0 Collection Development Policy

    13-4-1 Articulation

    13-5-1 Audiovisual Production Request

    13-6-1 Student Intellectual Property Rights

    13-7-0 Education Abroad Policy

    13-7-1 Education Abroad

    13-8-0 Institutional Review Board Policy

    13-8-1 Institutional Review Board

    13-9-1 Student Privacy, Distance Learning

    13-10-1 Academic Student Ceremonies

    13-11-1 Non-credit Programs, International Students for Non-academic Training

    13-12-1 Non-credit Programs

    13-13-1 Non-credit Programs, Registration

    13-14-1 Non-credit Programs, Refunds

  14. Intentionally Left Blank for Future Use
  15. Intentionally Left Black for Future Use
  16. Admissions and Registrar
  17. Student Services

NUMBER: 13-2-2 APPROVED DATE: 01-03-1996

PURPOSE: Trident Technical College Libraries provide an organized and readily accessible collection of digital resources needed to meet institutional, instructional, and individual needs of students, faculty, and staff

DEFINITION OF DIGITAL RESOURCES:  Digital resources are defined as digital, electronic, streaming video, audio recordings, CDs, DVDs, and subscription databases.
  1. SELECTION OF DIGITAL RESOURCES
    Acquisition of digital resources will be evaluated by the same standards as print materials in terms of their resource value and the degree to which they best serve the mission of the college.
  2. RESPONSIBILITY FOR PURCHASES
    It will be the responsibility of the Collection Development Librarian to provide faculty/staff with tools for selection of digital resources.
  3. FACULTY/STAFF RECOMMENDATIONS/REQUESTS
    All faculty/staff requests for digital resources will be reviewed and ordered on approval by the Collections Development Librarian.
  4. PREVIEWING DIGITAL RESOURCES
    The Collections Development Librarian notifies appropriate faculty/staff when preview material arrives and asks for an evaluation of the resources for possible purchase.  Resources not selected will be returned to the vendor.
  5. PURCHASING DIGITAL RESOURCES
    The Collections Development Librarian initiates purchases of digital resources based on the recommendation of the faculty/staff or LRC Librarian liaison to the content area.
  6. LOCATION OF DIGITAL RESOURCES
    Digital resources processed and cataloged by the Library staff may be assigned to other locations, located on a server, or retained in the area where it has the greatest use.
  7. DIGITAL RESOURCES PRODUCED IN-HOUSE
    In-house production of digital resources will follow the same processing and cataloging procedures as commercially prepared software.

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Renumbered and moved from Section 14 to Section 13 September 2020.  Formerly number 14-0-1.

Updated: 10-01-2007

Reviewed: 10-22-2012

Updated: 04-30-2018

Updated: 07-31-2020