Collection Development

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Standards

Appellate Court Library Standards (Rev. July 2016)
County Public Law Library Standards (Rev. April 2015)

Policies

California
Sacramento County Public Law Library
http://saclaw.org/about/library-policies-and-rules/collection-development-plan/
San Diego County Public Law Library
http://www.aallnet.org/sections/gll/toolkit/Collection-Development/sd-cd-policy-2008.pdf

Connecticut
Connecticut State Library Information Services Division (Law and Legislative Collections)  
http://www.cslib.org/coldevplcy.htm

Eighth Circuit
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
http://www.aallnet.org/sections/gll/toolkit/Collection-Development/Wholepol081402.pdf

Maryland
Maryland State Law Library
http://www.lawlib.state.md.us/aboutus/policies/CollectionDevelopmentMSLL.pdf

Minnesota
Dakota County Law Library   
https://www.co.dakota.mn.us/LawJustice/LawLibrary/ResearchMaterials/Documents/CollectionDevelopmentPolicy.doc

Minnesota State Law Library (.pdf)
http://mn.gov/law-library/about-us/collection-development-policy.jsp

Utah
Utah State Law Library (.pdf)
http://www.aallnet.org/sections/gll/toolkit/Collection-Development/usll_coll_dev.pdf

Washington, D.C.
Library of Congress (Law and Government Publications)
http://www.loc.gov/acq/devpol/colloverviews/law.html

Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Law Library (.pdf)
http://wsll.state.wi.us/aboutlib/policies/collectiondevelopment.pdf

Web Sites

Audio Recordings: Conference Proceedings

  • Anatomy of a license agreement. Recorded AALL 104rd Annual Meeting and Conference (2011).
  • Best practices for evaluating a new electronic resource. Recorded AALL 104rd Annual Meeting and Conference (2011).
  • Collection development tools: from “Tried and True” to “Spiffy and New”. Recorded AALL 103rd Annual Meeting and Conference (2010).
  • E-books and the future of legal publishing. Recorded AALL 104rd Annual Meeting and Conference (2011).
  • FOIA requests and preservation: an emerging collection development model for the virtual library. Recorded AALL 103rd Annual Meeting and Conference (2010).
  • Mapping a digital collection development policy: new sign posts or a whole new road? – Sound recording. Recorded AALL 103rd Annual Meeting and Conference (2010).
  • Old into new: collaborative law library digital collections. Recorded AALL 104rd Annual Meeting and Conference (2011).
  • Visionary collection development: strategies for building legal collections on emerging social issues. Recorded AALL 98th AALL Annual Meeting and Conference (2005).

Print

Books

  • James S. Heller, Collection Development, Licensing, and Acquisitions, in Law Librarianship in the Twenty-First Century (R. Balleste, 2013) 
  • Michael G. Chiorazzi, Law Library Collection Development in the Digital Age (2002).
  • Vicente E. Garces, American Association of Law Libraries. Survey on Collection Development Policies and Selection Practices (2006).
  • Sara Holder, Library Collection Development for Programs: Trends and Best Practices (2013).
  • Peggy Johnson, Fundamentals of Collection Development & Management (2004).
  • Ellyssa Kroski, Law Librarianship in the Digital Age (2014).
  • Thomas W. Leonhardt, Handbook of Electronic and Digital Acquisitions (2006).
  • Julius J Marke, Legal Research and Law Library Management (2006).
  • Primary Research Group. Survey of Law Library Database Licensing Practices (2016).
  • Primary Research Group. Law Library Plans for the Print Materials Collection (2015).
  • Di Su, Collection Development Issues in the Online Environment (2007).
  • Kendall F. Svengalis, Legal Information Buyer’s Guide and Reference Manual (annual).
  • Matt Torrence, et al.Something’s Gotta Give: Is There a Future for the Collection Development Policy? in Something's Gotta Give: Charleston Conference Proceedings(B. R. Bernhardt, et al., 2012).

Articles

  • Gladys Cotter, Electronic Collection Management and Electronic Information Services, 25 Info. Svcs. & Use 23 (2005).
  • William M. Cross, Restoring the Public Library Ethos: Copyright, E-Licensing, and the Future of Librarianship, 104 Law Libr. J. 195 (2012).
  • Thomas M. Izbicki, Electronic-Products: Questions to Ask Vendors—and Yourself, 6 Charleston Advisor 64 (2005).
  • Peggy Roebuck Jarrett & Susan Lyons, Law Library Depositories: The Next 200 Years: Part of Our Ability to Positively Shape Government Information Policy Lies in Our Participation in the FDLP, 18 AALL Spectrum 33 (May 2014).
  • John. Kennedy, A Collection Development Policy for Digital Information Resources? 54 Australian Library Journal 238 (August 2005).
  • Anne Klinefelter, First Amendment Limits on Library Collection Management, 102 Law Libr. J. 343 (2010). 
  • Steven A. Lastres, Collection Development in the Age of the Virtual Law Firm Library: How to Expand Your Footprint beyond Your Walls, 15 AALL Spectrum 20 (May 2011).
  • Leslie Lee & Michelle Wu, DMCA, CTEA, UCITA…Oh My! An Overview of Copyright Law and Its Impact on Library Acquisitions and Collection Development of Electronic Resources, 19 Acquisitions Librarian 83 (2007).
  • H. Rashid, Law Library Collection Development in the Digital Age, 29 Canadian Law Libraries 94 (2004).
  • Sallie Smith, Susanna Leers, & Patricia Roncevich, Database Ownership: Myth or Reality, 103 Law Libr. J. 233 (2011).
  • Michael Stoller, Building Library Collections: It’s Still about the User, 24 Collection Building 4 (2005).
  • Roy Tennant, Collection Development Today, 130 Library Journal 28 (2005).