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Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) in Libraries: Collection Development

Resources for library staff serving diverse populations

This page contains resources to evaluate your library's collection for diverse and inclusive representation.  

Why Do We Need Diverse Books?

Diversity Audits

Libraries can audit a portion of their collections to get a picture of the types of diversity that are represented and how to better balance the collection. These resources provide guidance on how to perform a diversity audit on your collection.

Multilingual Collections

Diverse Book Awards