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These are the guidelines by which materials are purchased for the marine sciences collections of the UW Libraries (Seattle Campus). For questions or more information, please contact the Marine & Environmental Sciences Librarian.
The UW Libraries is committed to providing convenient and timely access to collections and information resources that are outstanding with respect to their quality, depth, diversity, format and currency to support the research and teaching missions of the University of Washington.
The School of Marine and Environmental Affairs (SMEA) at the University of Washington educates students about contemporary issues in marine systems, policy, and management, helping them to become tomorrow’s leaders and stewards of marine and environmental resources. Areas of focus include clean water, biodiveristy, and pristine biological resources.
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Dewey Decimal Classification (Dewey materials are all located in remote storage):