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Collection Development - Biography

9. Biography

The biography collection consists of nonfiction materials about people from all walks of life and from the earliest time to the present. Autobiographies, biographies, memoirs and letters are included in this collection. Biographies appeal to a wide spectrum of people, and the librarys collection in this area strives to present a broad range of subject interests at varying levels of difficulty. The biography collection should be maintained on an intermediate informational level. New works need to be purchased to reflect customer demand and to maintain a well-balanced and expansive collection.