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Collection Management Policies

Oxford College Collection Development

Selection Resources

Library selectors use the following resources to make recommendations for purchase.

Essential Academic Presses:

Go to the catalog or "new titles" area of these press websites for ideas across disciplines.

UGA; UNC; U Chicago; U Minnesota; U Illinois; U Indiana; MIT; Harvard; Oxford University Press; Cambridge U Press; Princeton U Press; Duke Press; U of Michigan; U Press of Mississippi; Vanderbilt U Press; NYU Press; Northwestern U Press; U of California Press; Wipf and Stock; Eerdmans; Westminster John Knox; InterVarsity Press Academic; Baylor U Press; Fortress Press; Bloomsbury T&T Clark; Baker Academic; SBL Press

Private Publishers:

Routledge and special Routledge series (soc sci and humanities); Palgrave Macmillon (soc sci and humanities); Springer Publishers (esp science); Little, Brown;

Indie Publishers for Non-fiction:

AK Press; Haymarket; Counterpoint Press; Bloomsbury;

Indie Publishers for Fiction:

PM Press; Feminist Press; Coffeehouse Press; Seven Stories; FSG; Tupelo Press;

Review Resources:

Note: High-impact journals related to your subject area publish reviews in each issue of their journals online and in print. Check those journals periodically for reviews.

NY Times Review (Paula)

LA Times Reviews (China)

New Yorker Reviews (Kerry)

ARLIS/NA Reviews (Courtney)

Booklist

Kirkus

Library Journal

Washington Post