Collection Development Issues for the Practitioner Interest Group

Purpose

Identifies the forces of change in the development and management of collections as they affect the individual selector and the selector's ability to address and manage these changes. Presents forums and programs, designs guidelines, identifies resources, and collects and disseminates information.

This interest group is part of Core's Metadata and Collections Section.

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Interest Group Leaders

Jessica Russell (Chair, July 1, 2021, to June 30, 2022)
Jenny Levine (Staff Liaison, September 1, 2020, to June 30, 2025)

Displaying active committee roster as of 10/22/2021. Last retrieved on 10/22/2021. Members can log in to view full contact information for committee members.

Resources

Activities

The group's conveners have committed to providing the following activities throughout the year:

  • Facilitate year-round discussion in the ALA Connect group;
  • Plan an in-person discussion (not a program) at the ALA Annual Conference;
  • Submit a program for consideration to be presented at the Core Exchange, Core Forum, or ALA Annual Conference.

Get Involved

Interest group members do not need to be members of Core, or even of ALA. Anyone with an ALA account can join a Core interest group in ALA Connect. Conveners must be Core members, but anyone can join or leave an interest group at any time.