What are Core Collections?
For all of your collection development and maintenance, general reference and readers’ advisory needs, Core Collections — formerly H.W. Wilson's Standard Catalogs — are reliable guides to help librarians build and maintain well-rounded collections of the most highly recommended reference, non-fiction and fiction books. Learn more about Core Collections.
Core Collections Testimonials:
"An essential selection and readers' advisory tool for most academic and public libraries." – American Reference Books Annual
"Should be found somewhere in every school district as a core resource for collection building. Highly recommended." – Teacher Librarian
"The 'Mother of all Selection Tools', otherwise known as Wilson's Core Collections." – School Library Journal
Recommended to librarians and libraries at all levels. Easy to use, economical and time-saving for librarians and paraprofessionals working on collection development.