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Thursday, November 7, 2013

Terrific Collection Development Advice!

Wow!  I was all set to post some great Halloween photos sent in by a library, but you'll have to wait until tomorrow to see them. 

Marge Loch-Wouters has a great 2-part post about collection development, with a list of 12 ways you can be a bad selector.  Here's Part One, here's Part Two.  It's something I wish I'd had access to the first few years I was trying to figure out how to do this.  Look here for some practical advice and good explanations.  And the comments have even more suggestions to consider!

IFLS librarians--if you need help getting a handle on your collection (evaluating, getting a bunch weeded out and coming up with a plan for keeping on top of it, figuring out how to find gaps, etc.), please contact me!

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the link to my blog. It was fun to write this one after listening to lots and lots of colleagues!

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