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Collection Development Guide: Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization: Selection Criteria

Selection Criteria

General Selection Criteria

Alkek Library will purchase material at the research level (3) for the library’s collection in support of the following degree programs:

  • Ph.D. in Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization

The department allocation will also purchase material at research level (3) for the library in support of the MSEC Program faculty research.  


Specific Selection Criteria

In addition to the areas covered by collection development in Chemistry & Biochemistry, Engineering, Engineering Technology, and Physics, collection efforts will concentrate on, but are not limited to the following areas:

  • Commercialization
  • Materials Properties
  • Nanomaterials
  • Polymer Science
  • Project Management
  • Quantum Mechanics of Materials