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Collection Development

Collection Development Links

CREW Manual (for weeding), from Texas State Library and Archives Commission)

Selecting Books for the Public Library in a Connected World, from a blog by Rick Roche (Downers Grove, IL)

• Selection, Collection Development, etc. policies from some Wisconsin public libraries (DPI)

Suggested Early Literacy Resources

South Central In Demand (SCID) Process Summary

Overview of Collection Development, Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records

Journal Routing

Journal Routing request

Many of the journals in the Professional Collection contain reviews of new material, which can aid in selection decisions.

Intellectual Freedom Support



Audio Book Circuit (ABC)
formerly known as BOCC


Guidelines for LINKcat Libraries


OverDrive Advantage

All libraries within the South Central Library System have agreed to contribute toward the OverDrive Advantage program, which supplements what is available through Wisconsin's Digital Library.

Places That Take Discards


Better World Books

•Visit Green Weeding wiki for more ideas!




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