Emphasis is on contemporary problems and policies. No period is excluded if relevant to curriculum and research needs.
Coverage is worldwidel including local, regional, national, and international problems and policies.
English language material receives primary consideration. Currently published works in Western European languages, Japanese, Chinese, Slavic and Scandinavian languages which support curriculum and research needs are acquired.
Monographs, serials, environmental impact statements, government publications, and theses are collected.