Resources for School Librarians - Index
Collection Development Policies and Procedures in School Libraries
"It does not matter how many books you may have, but whether they are good or not."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca (3 B.C.-65 A.D.), Epistolae Morale
Collection Development Policies
- ALA Workbook on Selection Policy Writing - For school libraries.
- School Library Selection Policy - St. Bonaventure School Library, Huntington Beach, CA.
- Collection Development Policy - of the Urban School library, San Francisco, CA.
- Library Materials Selection Policy - Owensboro Catholic Schools, KY.
Laboratory High School Collection Development Policy - Urbana, IL.
- Media Selection Policy - Mt. Ararat High School Library, Topsham, ME.
- Westwood Elementary School Library Collection Development Policy - Fairview, TN.
- District Selection Policy - Iola-Scandinavia School District, WI.
- Book and Audio Visual Selection Policy - Portage La Prairie School Division, Manitoba, Canada
- Reporting Challenges: A Quick How To Video - From the ALA Office of Intellectual Freedom.
- Dealing with Challenges to Graphic Novels - By the American Library Association.
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- Why Have a Technology Policy in your School or Library - From Scholastic.
- Acceptable Use Policy for Computer Use - Haverford Middle School. This policy includes student and parent forms which must be signed for student to use computers.
- Internet Policy - Jr/Sr High School Library, Salamanca, NY
- How to Create Social Media Guidelines for Your School - An article by Steven Anderson at the Edutopia web site.
- Five Ways to Keep Social Media From Being a Legal Headache - an article by Bradley Shear in THE Journal, 3/17/02015.
- Creating Social Networking Policy - By the National Library of New Zealand, April, 2011.
- Bishop Lynch High School Social Media Policy - Dallas, TX
- Social Media Policies - The Lebanon-Cornwall School District, Lebanon, PA. Policies for staff and students.
- Social Media Policy - Sewickley Academy, Sewickley, PA.
- Social Media Policy for Employees and Associated Persons - Los Angeles Unified School District.
- Social Media Policy for Students - Los Angeles Unified School District.
- e-Readers and e-Books - More information on acquisition of both books and readers
- E-book and i-Pad Policies - From the Washington State Library. These include school and public libraries.
- Library Privacy Guidelines for Students in K - 12 Schools - This addresses the need to protect student data.
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This site is maintained by Linda Bertland, school librarian (retired),
Philadelphia, PA. Please address any comments, additions, or corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org.