SNHS Collection Development


Mission Statement

The mission of the SNHS media center is to provide students with resources necessary to become successful independent learners.

Student Data

Because the library collection exists to serve the students, the following data was collected to inform purchasing decisions.

  • Student Survey (First six weeks)
  • Teacher Wish List (First monthly faculty meeting)
  • Student Interviews

Curriculum Ties

Based on student data collected, the following curriculum areas have been identified in collection development priorities.

  • Area 1 (Time Frame)
  • Area 2 (Time Frame)
  • Area 3 (Time Frame)

This information is aligned to Common Core, NC Essential Standards, and Information Technology Standards.

Stakeholder Validation

Because the library serves the entire school community, the following stakeholders were involved in this development plan:

Stakeholder 1

Stakeholder 2

Stakeholder 3

Marketing the Media Center

Because library collections exist to serve the needs of students, they will be marketed in the following ways to ensure that they reach the very learners that they target.

  • Example 1: (Time Frame)
  • Example 2: (Time Frame)
  • Example 3: (Time Frame)


Because research shows that students who have access to high quality library collections that have been curated by qualified school library media coordinators, the following steps will be taken to connect access to these materials to student learning:

  • Example 1 (Time frame)
  • Example 2 (Time frame)
  • Example 3 (Time frame)