Collection Development

Here you'll find useful information and links that will help you develop and maintain your collection.

These resources will help guide you through the complete collection development process. They will show you how to add copies to existing titles in the catalog or help you request that titles be added by using the MARC record request form, if there are not in the system. Information on how to add equipment, which is done differently than books, is also provided. You will also find a list of collection development tools to assist you in selecting appropriate materials for your students and staff. Finally, their is a link to the CREW method for weeding materials as well as to the M-DCPS procedures for discarding materials.

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