MANAGEMENT – COLLECTION MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES

A. Purpose of Collection

1. Program Information

B.B.A. degree (Management)
B.B.A. degree (Management Information Systems)
M.S degree (Management Information Systems)

Graduate certificates in: Management, Management Information Systems, Information Systems Leadership.

Minors (offered to students majoring in fields outside the College of Business):
Management Information Systems
Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
General Management
Human Resource Management

2. Collection Description

Databases include Business Source Complete, Academic Source Complete, EconLit, S & P NetAdvantage, and Lexis Nexis.

3. Trends

Business community practices and online teaching requirements of the University are the primary driving forces influencing the management curriculum.

B. Scope of Coverage

Chronological Focus
Titles dealing with contemporary issues and practices receive the highest priority.

Geographic Focus
The United States is the primary geographic focus. Materials about Europe and Latin America, also receive serious consideration.

Formats & Materials Collected
The library acquires and/or licenses resources produced in all formats, but reserves the right to reject purchasing in a format considered obsolete, outdated, or unproven.

Formats & Materials Not Collected
The library acquires and/or licenses resources produced in all formats, but reserves the right to reject purchasing in a format considered obsolete, outdated, or unproven.

Publication Dates
The majority of materials collected are current publications. Older materials are added when they are considered important for strengthening the collection.

Place of Publication
Current policy emphasizes materials published in the United States. Titles published in other countries will be added when appropriate.

Languages
The main language of the collection is English. The library collects materials in other languages based on their relevance to university programs with a foreign language component.

C. Summary of Subjects Collected
Emphasis areas include: International Business, Management Information Systems, General Management, Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Human Resource Management, Construction Management.

D. Subjects Excluded
No subjects relevant to management are excluded.

E. Related Collections
UA Little Rock Institute for Economic Advancement Research Library.

F. Related Collection Development Guidelines
Public Administration, Marketing & Advertising, Economics & Finance, Construction Management.

G. Other Factors
Accrediting Body: Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
Accreditation Review: 2012.2013

Student enrollment: 2,011 total
Undergraduates: 1,740
Graduates: 271

Faculty: 22 total
Full time: 16
Part time: 6
Library of Congress Classes for Management

HD 28 – 70 Management. Industrial management
41 Competition
45 – 45.2 Technological innovations
47-47.4 Costs
49-49.5 Crisis management
50-50.5 Delegation of authority
56-57.5 Industrial productivity
58 Location of industry
58.7-58.95 Organizational behavior, change & effectiveness.
59-59.6 Public relations.
60-60.5 Social responsibility of business
61 Risk in industry. Risk management
62 Standardization. Simplification. Waste
62.2-62.8 Management of special enterprises
66-66.2 Work groups. Team work in industry. Quality circles
69 Business consultants. Capacity. Size of industries
4801-8943 Labor. Work. Working class
4861-4895 Labor systems
4909-5100.9 Wages
5106-5267 Hours of labor Including overtime, shift work, sick leave, vacations
5306-5474 Labor disputes. Strikes and lockouts
5481-5630.7 Industrial arbitration. Mediation and conciliation
5650-5660 Employee participation in management. Employee ownership.
5701-6000.9 Labor market. Labor supply. Labor demand Including unemployment, manpower policy, occupational training, employment agencies
6050-6305 Classes of labor Including women, children, students, middle-aged and older persons, minorities
6350-6940.7 Trade unions. Labor unions. Workers’ associations
6941-6948 Employers’ associations
T 58.6-58.62 Management information systems
HD

Subject Librarian: Maureen James
Created: August 16, 2013