Every library media center needs a Collection Development Policy! When approved by administration, this document makes sure you are able to continue choosing the materials for your library. Also, if a library item is challenged by anyone, a good Collection Development Policy has a process in place for the item to be challenged appropriately. But where do your start? This generic Collection Development Policy is completely editable so you can customize it to your library, but it will give you a starting point to get your own policy implemented.
The document is 9 pages in length and includes a Reconsideration of Materials Request Form. It also includes a copy of the Library Bill of Rights. Download the preview to take a closer look at the first few pages.