Laney College

Library Collection Policies


This policy is designed to guide the systematic development of the library’s print, media,
and electronic collections. The primary purpose of the Laney College Library collection
is to supplement, enrich, and support the instructional program of the college. Print and
nonprint library materials are selected, acquired, maintained, and deselected to serve this


The Laney College Library fully endorses and adopts as its policy the Library Bill of
Rights as issued and amended by the American Library Association.


Collection Development Policy

Please click Laney College Library Collection Development Policy for details.

Textbook Purchasing Policy

Please see Laney Library Textbook Purchasing Policy for details.

Kanopy Collection Development Policy

Streaming videos available through Kanopy are now moderated by Laney College Library. Check out the Laney College Library Kanopy Collection Development Policy for details.

Request Form

To request library materials, use the Library Materials Online Request Form, including books and DVDs. If you have any questions, please contact Autumn Sullivan, at or  L-114.