Acknowledgements

This document draws upon a variety of sources which have been adapted to the needs of the Maine State Library.  Among the sources consulted were:

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  • Library Bill of Rights. Chicago: American Library Association, June 30, 1996.
  • Maine State Library Reader and Information Services Division. Selection Policy.  Augusta:  Maine State Library, 1986.
  • Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. Title 27, Sec. 2 (Library Contents).
  • Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. Title 27, Sec. 110, Sub-Sections 2, 12 (Area Reference and Resource Center, Research Center).
  • Sara Hightower Regional Library.  Collection Development Policy.  Dev. Melanie Caldwell.  Rome: Sara Hightower Regional Library, May 15, 1995.