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CYCU Chang Ching Yu Memorial Library Resource Development Policy
CYCU Chang Ching Yu Memorial Library Book Selection Criteria
CYCU Faculty and staff's publications Acquisition Guidelines
CYCU Chang Ching Yu Memorial Library Selection and Deletion Guidelines for Professional Journals
CYCU Chang Ching Yu Memorial Library Selection and Deletion Guidelines for Electronic Databases
CYCU Chang Ching Yu Memorial Library Fund Allocation Regulations For Resources
CYCU Chang Ching Yu Memorial Library Book and Journal Recommendation Guidelines
CYCU Chang Ching Yu Memorial Library Book Fund Allocation Guidelines for Departments and Units
CYCU Chang Ching Yu Memorial Library Multimedia Collection Development Policy
CYCU Chang Ching Yu Memorial Library Book and Materials Donation Guidelines

CYCU Chang Ching Yu Memorial Library Book Selection Criteria

passed  by  1st Library  Committee  Meeting(2010 school year)  on  Nov.  18,  2010
revised by 1st Library Committee Meeting(2012 school year) on Nov. 21, 2012
revised by 2nd Library Committee Meeting(2012 school year) on May 7, 2013

  1. Objective:
    In order to establish high-quality Chinese and foreign language collections, satisfied the requirement of student and faculty in teaching, research and learning, implementation of holistic education philosophy, and enhance cultural literacy, so the regulation is made.
  2. Book selection regulations:
    a.   Book selection should be in line with "CYCU Chang Ching Yu Memorial Library Resource Development Policy".
    b.   Library collection is one (1) original book and may have maximum three (3) copies. Number of copies of reading field project material is depending on the demand and not limited to three (3) copies.
    c.   In addition to special teaching and research, follow the latest edition of acquisition regulation.
    d.   Latest edition of e-book; Acceptance of book donation is consider to the latest edition or previous edition.
    e.   Popular fiction novel and winner prize (such as Nobble prize, Pulitzer prize and Golden Tripod award) may have two (2) books.
    f.   Book with multimedia file and CD-ROM.
    g.   Textbook and teaching materials of elementary and junior high are not to be collected.
  3. Table of book selection level
    Four criteria of book selection as below:
    Level Description
    「1」Full acquisition Published on the procurement.
    「2」Preferred acquisition After selection of the importance and secondary work of author, and quantity of
    book does not exceed 60% of the principle.
    「3」Delicate acquisition After selection of representative works, and quantity of book does not exceed 20%
    of the principle.
    「4」Exclusion acquisition Not selected.
  4. Books Category
    Reference “China book classification Act” and “The United states library of congress classification”,
    divided into twenty two (22) categories book selection level as follow:

    Classification Category Level
    Mandarin English
    Buy Donation Buy Donation
    Generalities Library & Information Science 1 1 1 1
    Sinology 2 1 2 1
    Encyclopedia & Dictionary 1 1 1 1
    Thesis, Dissertation 1 1 1 1
    Philosophy, Psychology Chinese Philosophy 1 1 1 1
    Oriental Philosophy 1 1 1 1
    Western Philosophy 1 1 1 1
    Psychology 1 1 1 1
    Applied Psychology 2 1 2 1
    Ethics 1 1 1 1
    Religion, Superstition Christianity Thought 1 1 1 1
    Bible 1 1 1 1
    Christian Theology 1 1 1 1
    Buddhism 3 3 3 3
    Taoist 3 3 3 3
    Other Religions 3 3 3 3
    Supernatural, Fortune Tellers 4 4 4 4
    Natural Sciences Mathematics 1 1 1 1
    Physics, Astronomy 1 1 1 1
    Chemistry 1 1 1 1
    Biological Science  1 1 1 1
    Anthropology 3 3 3 3
    Computer Science and Internet Internet Network Communication 1 1 1 1
    Hardware 1 1 1 1
    Software 1 1 1 1
    Office Software 1 1 1 1
    Operating System 1 1 1 1
    Programming Language 1 1 1 1
    Medical Science Chinese Medicine 2 1 2 1
    Pharmacology & Therapeutics 2 1 2 1
    Pathology 2 1 2 1
    Domestic Arts Household Furnishings and Facilities 2 1 3 2
    Clothes and Accessories, Beauty Culture 3 3 3 3
    Wellness, Recipe 3 3 3 3
    Handicrafts, Arts and Crafts 3 3 3 3
    Engineering Civil Engineering 1 1 1 1
    Architecture Engineering 1 1 1 1
    Mechanical Engineering 1 1 1 1
    Electrical Engineering 1 1 1 1
    Electronic Engineering 1 1 1 1
    Chemical Engineering 1 1 1 1
    Administration and Management Business Management 1 1 1 1
    Marketing 2 1 2 1
    Leadership 1 1 1 1
    Accounting 1 1 1 1
    Investment, Financial Planning 3 2 3 2
    3C Innovation 1 1 1 1
    Entrepreneurship 1 1 1 1
    Creativity 1 1 1 1
    Social Science Culture 2 1 2 1
    Education 1 1 1 1
    Social Issues 2 1 2 1
    Political Science 3 1 3 1
    Law 1 1 1 1
    Economics 1 1 1 1
    International Trade, Commerce 1 1 1 1
    Finance 1 1 1 1
    International Relations, Military Science 2 1 2 1
    Learning Methods Research Methods 1 1 1 1
    Thesis Writing 1 1 1 1
    Foreign Study Information Foreign School Guide 1 1 1 1
    Foreign Study Guidline 1 1 1 1
    Statistical Material, Report, Proceedings Statistical Materia 1 1 1 1
    Research Report, Investigation Report 1 1 1 1
    Proceedings 1 1 1 1
    History and Geography General History of China 2 1 2 1
    Chinese History by Period 2 1 2 1
    History of Chinese Civilization 2 1 2 1
    World:General History and Geography 2 1 2 1
    Chinese Biography 2 1 2 1
    World Biography 2 1 2 1
    Linguistics English Learning 1 1 1 1
    Chinese Learning 1 1 1 1
    Japanese Learning 2 1 2 1
    French Learning 2 1 2 1
    German Learning 2 1 2 1
    Spanish Learning 2 1 2 1
    Others 3 1 3 1
    Literature , Fictions Literature 2 1 2 1
    Poetry & Lyric 2 1 2 1
    Prose, Opera 2 1 2 1
    Chinese Fiction 3 2 3 2
    Western Fiction 3 2 3 2
    Chivalry Fiction 3 2 3 2
    Science Fiction 3 2 3 2
    Comics, Figures, Pictures, Illustrated Books Picture Book 3 2 3 2
    Comics 3 2 3 2
    Children’s Book 3 3 3 3
    Arts, Design, Esthetics Arts 1 1 1 1
    Architecture 1 1 1 1
    Photography 2 1 2 1
    Sculpture, Calligraphy and Painting 1 1 1 1
    Interior Design 1 1 1 1
    Performing Arts 2 2 2 2
    Scores 4 4 4 4
    Travel, Recreation Travel Guide 3 2 3 2
    Movies 3 2 3 2
    Outdoor Games 3 2 3 2
    Indoor Games 3 2 3 2
    Exam Archive, Answers Exam Archive, Answers 2 1 2 1
    Qualification Examination Language Exams 1 1 1 1
    Technician Exams 1 1 1 1
    Certificate Exams 1 1 1 1
    Graduate Exams 1 1 1 1
  5. The regulation and any amendments to them shall become effective after approval of the library committee meeting.


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