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The ALEC collection supports the teaching, research and service activities of the entire university community. Its primary audience is the faculty, staff, and students of the ALEC department. The collections primary focus is support for the undergraduate and graduate curricula for agricultural education, tourism in agriculture, industrial technology education, leadership and communication. Specific and transient research needs of ALEC faculty and graduate students are supplemented through Interlibrary Loan. The focus of the ALEC collection is diverse in nature as it encompasses disciplines that are well established within colleges and departments in the university structure. The collection is multifaceted and is distributed widely to support curriculum and research needs within subject areas including: teaching, learning, and teacher education, and industrial technology as they pertain to agriculture. Tourism, environmental communication and education, and leadership are also included. Materials are not purchased for the general public though they may benefit from the collection.