Collection & Website Development

Resources for library staff creating community-centered collections.
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Collection Development & Challenged Materials Policies

Read, steal, or add to the Policy Example Library. Also, a great place to start is on the DPI website.  

Starred Reviews

A project of the IFLS and Wisconsin Valley Library Systems, Starred Reviews provide an excerpt of the reviews that have been deemed worthy of stars by these publications:  Booklist (BL), Kirkus (KIR), Publishers Weekly (PW), and School Library Journal (SLJ).  There may be some duplication from month to month, as we don’t always catch which titles were featured in other, earlier publications.

Website Development Tips and Tools

Email for help or support– we are always happy to provide training to you or your staff!

Advice for developing accessible websites from

Guide to using the Divi Builder for WordPress (the website theme used by WRLS to design your website).

Webmaster Tutorial YouTube Channel from Wisconsin Valley Library Service.

Updated 2/10/2023

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