Decision to remove materials from the collection will be made by the Executive Director.
Weeded materials will be stamped "Withdrawn" before being given away or discarded.
Multimedia will be held for 2 years until determined disposable by Executive Director.
Technology will be retained as long as it is still relevant and sustainable.
Print books: In general, books will be held in the collection for ten years. Some books will remain longer, depending on:
Print journals are withdrawn based on a balance of several factors:
The NSU HPD Library is an NLM resource library that participates in MedPrint.We maintain print archives for previously subscribed titles that have been identified as important to our collection and/or important for local, regional, and national archiving and lending purposes.
We attempt to focus our print archives in the following areas: Osteopathic Medicine, Optometry, and Dentistry.
Electronic books are actively maintained and reviewed periodically based on the following factors:
Electronic journals are actively maintained and reviewed periodically based on a balance of several factors: