CMS Collection Management in Public Libraries (RUSA Codes)


To provide a discussion forum for librarians and others whose interests include selection, collection development, and collection management in public libraries of all sizes.


Daniel F. Barden (Co-Chair, July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2019)

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Meetings are open to librarians and others interested in collection management in public libraries. Thre are two co-chairs, one from ALCTS and one from RUSA. Co-chairs serve staggered terms, and are elected at annual conference to serve from that time through the following annual conference.


This group was formed prior to 1998. It is a joint interest group between ALCTS CMDS and RUSA CODES.

Get Involved

Meetings are open to all interested conference attendees. Co-chairs must belong to ALCTS or RUSA.

Staff Liaison

Keri Cascio
ALCTS Executive Director
(800) 545-2433 x5030