Collection development‌

The continuous review of library materials is necessary as a means of maintaining an active library collection of current interest to users."

– Evaluating Library Collections: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights

School libraries are not repositories for the history of the world or archival libraries. They are living libraries that fit the needs of the present curriculum and reading interests of students, staff and the community.


ASD has a 10-year Collection Development Plan for the evaluation, weeding and purchase of materials.


Keeping your Library Collections Smelling F.R.E.S.H - Blog post from Library Girl on the critical importance of weeding



 Why we need to weedNeed to Weed

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