Collection Evaluation


This standard covers evaluating the library's collection.

Essential Standards

I. Standard A
“The library's collection is continually evaluated for additions and deletions based on the library's collection management policy.”

To meet this standard a library should continue to add and weed materials from its collection.  Numerous online courses can assist librarians in collection assessment, development and maintenance. Learning lists online, self-paced courses that might assist you.

Source: 10.102.1150J Public Library Standards: Collection Evaluation

Guide to Essential Public Library Standards