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Making a Collection Count, 2nd Edition by Mary Kelly, Holly Hibner

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Appendix A: Public library collection management policy

Appendix Contents

I Introduction 161

II Community profile 161

III Mission statement 162

IV Selection responsibility 163

V General selection criteria 163

VI Adult collection 164

Books – fi ction, nonfi ction, large print, reference materials

Periodicals and newspapers

Audio books and electronic books

Video/DVD recordings

Music recordings

Miscellaneous collections

English as a Second Language (ESL)/adult literacy

Local history collection

VII Juvenile collection 167

Books – picture books, easy readers, and fi ction

Books – nonfi ction and reference

Periodicals

Audio books and media kits

Video/DVD recordings

Music recordings

Computer software

Realia

VIII Teen collection 171

Books – ...

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