Collection of materials that primarily
supports the curricula of Robert Morris University’s Department of Education.
The IRC collection is composed of:
- Elementary and secondary school
- Curriculum guides
- Juvenile literature including
children’s classics, picture books, big books, easy books, ABC and number books
- Award winning books such as the
Caldecott, Newberry and Coretta Scott King are collected extensively
With regard to the elementary and secondary education
materials housed in the Curriculum Library, the Head of Acquisitions and the
Education liaison(s) work with the Head of the Education Department in
developing this collection. In addition to materials purchased for this
collection, the Library accepts donations from faculty and publishers.
Materials in the IRC are de/accessioned at the
discretion of the Head of Acquisitions in consultation with the Head of the
This is a rotating set of new
fiction and non-fiction titles, biographies, and best-selling books. It is a subset
of the Library’s General Collection.
Collection provides leisure and
popular reading titles that may not be permanent additions to
the General Collection. Books will either be added to the General Collection or
de-accessioned at least twice a year to maintain currency.
Collection established in collaboration with the Center for
Innovative Teaching and Directed Engaged Learning (CITADEL) and located on the upper level of the Library, directly in front of the
entrance to the CITADEL. The purpose of this specific collection is to support
teaching faculty in their pursuit of excellence in teaching, broaden their
knowledge about current and evolving pedagogical trends, and engage them with
written materials addressing innovative teaching methods at RMU.