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A Study on the Collection Development Policy at National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Libraries, India

S. N. Vignesh


Collection Development policy is essential for every library. It provides planned collection development and helps in growth of qualitative collection. The policy may differ from library to library depending on various factors. The purpose of policy statement is to bring order, logic and common sense to bear on selection and evaluation. This study reveals the Collection Development Policy of the NIFT Institute Libraries in India. The focus is on studying the selection policy, procurement policy, and preservation policy of the Library Resources. From the study it is learned that the policies adopted are well planned and implemented in a systematic manner to achieve the quality in its collection.

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