Donna J. McCloskey, MLIS, AHIP
Health Information Center
Presbyterian Hospital Huntersville
Updated May 2010
Saponaro M. Developing Library and Information Center Collections. 5th ed. Greenwood Village, Colorado: Libraries Unlimited; 2005:91-126.
Chapter 4, Selection Process in Practice, includes a handy table of selection aids and lists the advantages and disadvantages of each.
Holst R, Skopelja EN. Collection Development. In: Holst R, ed. The Medical Library Association Guide to Managing Health Care Libraries. 1st ed. New York, NY: Neal-Schuman Publishers; 2000:237-255.
Chapter 12 on Collection Development includes selection criteria for books, journals, audiovisuals, and electronic resources.