The primary goal of a Collection Development Plan is to guide the growth of a plant collection in meaningful, strategic, and measurable directions. Development plans are unique for each institution and should be tailored in a way that best suits the needs and goals for each specific collection. This Collection Development Planning Guide poses a series of considerations as a starting point for assessing, planning, and goal setting for each plant collection.
Collection Development Planning Guide
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