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Professional Development for Delaware Library Staff: Coll Dev Planning

Statewide Professional Development Team

Collection Development Work Topics

  • DLC Collection Development Policy - WG needed
    • Complete policy review, adoption, and posting
    • Challenges like Dr. Seuss, etc.
    • ILL
      • Promotion
      • Common procedures
      • Selection among public libraries
  • Collection Audit / Analysis - WG needed
    • EDI BLM, Asian, Hispanic, etc.
    • cHQ/LibraryIQ
    • LJ eCourse
  • Library of Things - WG needed
    • Museum Passes
    • Blood Pressure Cuffs
    • Process for assigning items types
    • Making items identifiable in Enterprise
  • Foreign Language Collection
  • LibGuide Collections
    • Social Emotional Learning (SEL)
    • Novelist
    • DE Book Festival
  • PD Tutorials - Collection Development Team (part of Statewide Professional Development Team)
    • Patty Langley, Delaware Division of Libraries
    • Bob Wetherall, Delaware Division of Libraries
    • Marlowe Bogino, ChristianaCare, Lewis B. Flinn Library
    • Terri Jones, Hockessin Library
    • Jerry Keiser, Seaford Public Library
    • Eric Kuhn, Bear Library
    • Alison Miller, Rehoboth Beach Public Library
    • Beth Stevens, Route 9 Library
    • Kevin Swed, Appoquinimink Community Library
    • Hilary Welliver, Kent County Community Services
  • eMedia
    • SD Cloud Source Open Access
      • Course List
    • Overdrive/hoopla
      • Sora
      • Corrections
  • Delawareana Collections
    • Delawareana LibGuide
    • Preservation
  • Review of Databases

DDL Contacts

Patty Langley

Bob Wetherall

Sarena Deglin - Library of Things

Working Groups

Meeting Notes

Next Meeting Scheduled for June 10, following Director's Meeting.

Previous meetings:
May 13, 2021

Foreign Language Collections

Blood Pressure Cuffs


Training Videos:

Special Collections / Delawareana


Adding images to titles

Auditing Collections

From Library Journal/School Library Journal course

Relevant LibGuides

LoT Representation in Enterprise (Other Libraries)