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Library Collection Development Policy - Appendices

Appendix F: Kits

Description:

Purpose:

To provide area educators (UNK education students and faculty, other UNK students, faculty and staff, teachers in area schools, parents and other members of the general public) access to kits (defined as any item which contains two or more categories of material, no one of which is identifiable as the predominant constituen t of the item).

Adminstrator of the Collection:

The Curriculum Librarian, Calvin T. Ryan Library, Lower Level, (308) 865-8276

Estimate of Holdings:

Approximately 150 kits.

Location of Materials:

Calvin T. Ryan Library Lower Level.

Treatment of Subject:

Kits appropriate for elementary and secondary education are the major focus of the collection. The following subject areas are represented: art, health, life sciences, literature, mathematics, physical sciences, reading, social sciences, United States History, and life skills.

Types of Materials:

Any item which contains two or more categories of material, no one of which is identifiable as the predominant constituent of the item is placed in the Kit collection.

Place of Publication:

Most materials are published in the United States.