Including things taken from many different sources
1) The collection includes an eclectic mix of historical artifacts.
2) The museum's eclectic collection has everything from a giraffe skeleton to medieval musical instruments.
Greek eklektikos, from eklegein which means 'to select'
assorted, miscellaneous, varied, heterogeneous, indiscriminate, mixed, patchwork, promiscuous, ragtag
One who uses a method or approach that is composed of elements drawn from various sources : one who uses an eclectic method or approach
He is an eclectic who has combined various writing techniques in his book.