Collection Development

Porn is mainstream, says NYT

Frank Rich reports in the New York Times that porn is not only big business, it\'s part of mainstream American entertainment.

As one person put it, \"We realized that when there are 700 million porn rentals a year, it can\'t just be a million perverts renting 700 videos each.\"

Collection development librarians, take note.

Library Accused of being too liberal

The Washington Times has this article on the collection development practices of some libraries.\"Just how representative of its readers should a library be?
Should a library system in a heavily Democratic county have a surplus of left-leaning books? Should a majority Republican county be weighted toward conservative literature? -- Read More

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