IS 530 Collection Development

Examines issues affecting the development and management of collections for academic, public, special, and school libraries: collection development policies, collection assessment, the marketplace, publishing, legal issues, and budget allocation; document delivery; collaboration and cooperation.

Previously IS508.

Learning objectives

  • Students will build and evaluate a collection of materials on a topic within different constraints and scenarios
  • Students will be able to evaluate a collection development policy
  • Students will explain and apply deselection criteria and processes

Recent syllabus

Scheduled Offerings

  • Fall 2020

    • IS530AO - Collection Development
      Mon, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Anne Barnhart
      CRN
      73163
      Length
      16 weeks
    • IS530BO - Collection Development
      Wed, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
      Online
      Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Jeanne Holba Puacz
      CRN
      73164
      Length
      16 weeks
    • IS530CO - Collection Development
      Thu, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
      Online
      Graduate student questions may be sent to ischool-advising@illinois.edu
      Instructor
      Jeanne Holba Puacz
      CRN
      73162
      Length
      16 weeks
  • Summer 2020

    • IS508AO - Collection Development
      Thu, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Jeanne Holba Puacz
      CRN
      39560
      Length
      8 weeks
  • Spring 2020

    • IS508AO - Collection Development
      Mon, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Anne Barnhart
      CRN
      67500
      Length
      16 weeks
    • IS508AO2 - Collection Development
      Thu, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
      Online
      Instructor
      Jeanne Holba Puacz
      CRN
      67501
      Length
      16 weeks

Textbooks and Course Materials

Available from the Illinois Union Bookstore (IUB).