What to Collect? Building a Local History Reference Collection at Your Library
Marquis, K., Waggener, L. (2015, July 29). What to Collect? Building a Local History Reference Collection at Your Library. Retrieved from https://americanlibrariesmagazine.org/2015/07/29/what-to-collect/
This article gives information regarding how to create a collection in a public library. It is a simple overview of what a collection needs and does not need. This article encourages community outreach by creating a collection based off the community’s history.
This article is a great read for those wanting to peruse a career in public libraries. This article is a simple how to guide, to building a local history collection at any library. It gives information on how to start looking for materials, what to look for, what not to collect and how create a policy to reflect the new collection.