Building A Choice Collection

Knowledge of Collection

Types of Resources

A collection is a set of resources brought together for a particular audience or to serve a specific function. These learning resources may include all or some of the following items:
  • Physical Collection
  • Virtual Collection

Virtual CollectionThe collection is not restricted to school purchased items. It may contain items from other buildings within your division or resources that are accessible through the network.
  • Databases
  • Ebooks
  • Digital Subscriptions
  • Resources accessed through school Web site/portal
  • Interlibrary Materials
  • Pathfinders

Guidelines for School Library Collection

Collection Development