Collection Development


The best resources, curated by Cecelia

Materials Selection: reviews, resources, and tools

Weeding: tips, tools, resources

Policy development: examples, tips, tools, resources

Analysis: examples, tips, tools, relative use equation, diversity audits

Coming soon: acquisitions and budgeting

Can’t find what you’re looking for here? Try searching the IFLS Article Index.

For additional support from IFLS, contact Cecelia.

Cecelia is your IFLS staff expert in:

  • Collection Development (best practices, evaluation, policies, intellectual freedom) 
  • Electronic Resources (shared database subscriptions, OverDrive/Libby, product support) 
  • Interlibrary Loan (best practices, policies, staff training, WISCAT support) 
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Cecelia Cole

Resource Sharing and Collection Development

715-839-5082 x117

Electronic Resources, Collection Development, Interlibrary Loan

New and Noteworthy

These resources are highlighted because they’re especially important or timely.

MORE Collection Maintenance Standards: MORE recommendations for materials selection and withdrawal.

Libraries of Things: Collection Development and Maintenance: A comprehensive guide on developing your Library of Things from North Dakota State Library including sample collections, tips and tricks, policies, and more.