What is Collection Development?         Policy Examples  


Collection Development Selection Tools For:


Adults

Audios

Children

DVDs

Electronic/Online

New Formats/Media

Reference

Teens

  Defending Collection Development   ■   Weeding      
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Samples of Public Library
Collection Development Policies:


Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System
Cincinnati, OH
Grand Rapids, MI
Henrico, VA
Morton Grove, IL (includes non-book items)
Olean, NY
Peoria, AZ
Rhinebeck, NY
Somerville, AL
Stamford, CT
Urbandale, IA

Directory of Collection Development
Policies on the Web


Sample Library Policies/Guidelines from NYLA


Sample Policies and Legislation
(Links to libraries given) from NYLA


 


Samples of Policies for
Electronic Resources:


Somerville, AL
Peoria, AZ
Stamford, CT

Samples of Reconsideration Forms

Mid-Hudson Library System

Rhinebeck, NY
 


Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Library System
106 West Fifth Street, Jamestown, NY 14701
716.484.7135 | http://www.cclslib.org
Last update: 3.11.13