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Reading Lists @ Strathclyde (Staff): Library review stage

What happens at the library review stage?

When a reading list is changed from Draft to Published the library review process will be initiated. 

Library staff will check every citation to ensure sufficient resources are in place to meet student demand. We will take the following criteria into account:

  • Size of class

  • Importance of title (Essential/Recommended/Further Reading)

  • Past borrowing statistics

We will purchase new or additional copies to meet student demand

We will assign appropriate loan periods to print copies to meet student demand (Short Loan, 1 Week Loan etc).

We will monitor reservation requests and take action if demand is high. 

We will check all links on a list to ensure they work. If broken, we will fix it for you or contact you by email if it can't be fixed.

We will perform a copyright check to ensure compliance with Copyright Licensing Agency rules. We will suggest alternative options to avoid copyright infringement. 

Library staff will contact the instructor/s when the review stage has been completed.