Collection Management Policy

Table of Contents


Sections 1 - 2 Purpose - Philosophy


1. Purpose of Collection Management Policy
2. Philosophy of Collection

Sections 3 - 6 - Scope & Responsibility


3. Scope of Collection

  • Children's Collection
  • Adult Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Electronic Sources
  • Teen Collection
  • Audiovisual Materials
  • Foreign Language Materials

4. Scope of Outreach Services
5. Montana Room
6. Responsibility for the Collection

Sections 7 - 9 - Selection, Priorities, & Demand


7.Selection Criteria
8. Priorities for Selection

  • Fiction
  • Nonfiction
  • Children's Services
  • Audiovisual
  • Local Authors

9. Customer Demand

Section 10 - Statements of Concern


10. Statements of Concern

  • Intellectual Freedom
  • Concerns About Library Resources

Section 11 - 13 - Gifts, Management, Disposal, internet


11. Gifts
12. Collection Management

  • Physical Condition
  • Circulation
  • Currency and Accuracy of Information
  • Duplicate Copies
  • Local Interest

13. Disposal of Withdrawn Materials