The development, management and stewardship of the University Library’s collections is an essential service to support the current and future teaching, learning and research ambitions of the University community.
The University of Sydney Library Collections Framework:
describes the University Library’s professional collection development and management practices
communicates the University Library’s selection, retention and management principles and professional collections management practices to the University and the wider community.
University Library staff will use the principles and guidelines outlined in this framework to build collections in consultation with and for the University community, now and into the future.
Why we collect
The University Library will develop and maintain:
General Collections that provide comprehensive access to a range of contemporary information resources that are relevant to, and strongly align with, University’s current teaching, learning and research activities