Collections still matter

Young man playing Space Invaders

Space Invaders. Photo by Ira Nowinski, courtesy of Stanford University Libraries

At a time when many libraries are moving away from building deep collections in favor of patron-driven acquisition and just-in-case models of collection development, the Stanford University Libraries continue to identify, select, and acquire important and unique collections. Our collection development is focused not only on supporting current scholarship, but also on supporting and inspiring future research.

Some examples of recent awesome collections we have acquired:

2 Responses to “Collections still matter”

  1. 1 single lesbian November 29, 2012 at 2:57 pm

    In my opinion these collections need to be preserved and maintained.


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