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HPD Library Collection Management Guidelines & Best Practices

Overview

The Health Professions Division Library collects resources based on faculty and curricular needs and recommendations, and provides information to faculty about new resources and technology to offer new possibilities for teaching and learning.

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Collection Management at HPD Library

The goal of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Health Professions Division (HPD) Library is to provide service at a research level of support for electronic resources and a clinical level of support for print resources to the institution's faculty, clinical faculty, and students. The optimum collection made available to library users should be current, authoritative, relevant, and as comprehensive as deemed necessary.

Scope of the Collection

Books, journals, databases, technologies, multimedia, and other related materials that support the curricula of the seven HPD colleges, and the research of HPD faculty, students and staff, will be acquired in the following areas:

  • Anesthesiology
  • Audiology
  • Basic Sciences
  • Biomedical Informatics
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Dental Medicine
  • Disaster & Emergency Preparedness
  • General & Medical Reference
  • Nursing
  • Osteopathic
  • Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • Physical & Occupational Therapies
  • Public Health
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Sonography: Cardiovascular, Vascular, General
  • Visual Science, with an emphasis on Optometry

Emerging Technologies Librarian

Amanda Chiplock
Contact:
HPD Library

Room 3114A

954-262-3122
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