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CCL Cooperative Collection Development (CCD) Task Force: Home

CCL Cooperative Collection Development (CCD) Task Force Charge

Council of Chief Librarians

Cooperative Collection Development (CCD) Task Force


In September 2020, the Council of Chief Librarians (CCL) charged the Cooperative Collection Development (CCD) Task Force to plan and facilitate the CCL Strategic Plan 2020-2021 Goal of CUNY coordinated collection management by:

  • Taking advantage of Alma’s increased collection assessment capacities, begin to assess overlap of print collections within CUNY and
  • Assess overall effectiveness (usage) of print collections, with the goal of establishing CUNY-wide retention and shared print trust guidelines.