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Business Collection Development Guidelines: Collection Development Plan

Business Collection Development Plan

Program Description:

The College of Business offers programs in four primary disciplines at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, that prepare students for careers in business.  Students can receive the Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, or Management.  The College's graduate program offering the Master of Science in Management advances professional skills in human resource management, technology and information systems, financial statement analysis, and leadership.

Accrediting body:

The College of Business is currently seeking accreditation from the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Degrees offered:

B.B.A., Accounting with no Concentrations
​B.B.A., Finance with Economics Concentration 
​B.B.A., Management with General Business and International Management Concentrations
​B.B.A., Marketing with no Concentrations
M.S., Management with no Concentrations

Undergraduate Minors offered include Accounting, Arts Entrepreneurship, Business Administration, Economics, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, Marketing, and Real Estate

Overall Collecting Level Desired:

3: Instructional Support; (see description of collecting levels)

Target Areas:

  • Globalism
  • Total Quality Management (TQM)
  • Diversity
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Leadership
  • Technology
  • Gender Issues
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Business GIS
  • Ethics

Focus Areas:

  • Creativity and Ideation
  • Entrepreneurship

Related Subject Areas

  • Communication
  • Health 
  • Law
  • Social Sciences
  • Statistics
  • Technology



Geographical Emphasis:

United States, Europe, and Japan; Worldwide for business statistics, economics, and accounting  

Chronological Emphasis:

A= Pre 1900; B=1900-1960; C=1961-present

Noted Publishers:

Harvard Business Review Press, Columbia Business School, Routledge, Wiley, Edward Elgar, Palgrave Macmillan 

Preferred Dates of Publication:

2008 - present

Types of Resources:


Notes and Other Considerations:


Review Sources:

Choice Reviews Online

Collection Levels by LC Subject Subdivisions

LC Subject Subdivisions
Call # Ranges Subject Collection Level
  Social Sciences (General)  
H 1-99 Social Sciences (General) 3

HA 1-4737

Statistics ​3
  ​Economic Theory. Demography
HB 1-3840 Economic Theory. Demography 3
  Economic History and Conditions  
HC 1-1085 ​Economic History and Conditions 3
  ​Industries. Land use. Labor  
HD 1-71 Management 3
HD 72-100 Economic development ​3
HD 101-1400 Land use ​3
HD 1401-2320 ​Agriculture ​3
HD 2321-4800 ​Industry. Corporations ​3
HD 4801-8999 ​Labor ​3
HD 9000-9999 Special industries and trades ​3
  ​Transportation and Communications  
HE 1-9900 ​Transportation and Communications ​3
HF 1-6182 Commerce 3
HG 1-9999 Finance 3
  ​Public Finance  
HJ 1-9940 Public Finance 3
  Law (General)  
K1000-1395 Commercial Law 3
K 7000-7720 Conflict of laws 3


Contact Information

College of Business

Subject Librarian:
Kristy Cunningham

Faculty Representative:
Dr. John Volker

General Selection Guidelines

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College of Business Liaison

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Kristy Cunningham
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Subjects: Business

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