4,000: Definition of the Libraries

Revised:  April 1999

The libraries consist of the books, print and electronic periodicals, electronic databases, microforms, manuscripts, maps, and other materials commonly collected and preserved in university libraries, purchased by university funds, including gifts and grant funds, or acquired in any other manner by the University for the use of faculty or students in instruction or research. The libraries' collections may also include such audio-visual materials, software, and electronic formats as are deemed appropriate in its role of support for instruction and research.