Collection Standards

(i) Core Collection Lists

 The Essential Law Library /Essential List 2014

This list established collection standards for area libraries and serves as a resource for other association libraries. It is revised annually. Area libraries are expected to buy all the titles on the list except when there is a choice between two or more titles.

Core Titles for an Ontario Law Library Introduction / Core List 2019

This list is taken from The Essential Law Library and is the standard for local libraries. They are expected to buy all the titles on the list except when there is a choice between two or more titles. This list is revised annually.

(ii) Retention Guidelines

Retention of Previous Editions of Texts in County and District Law Libraries

 Retention of Annotated Statutes

Retention of Continuing Legal Education Materials

CLE Titles for Retention in County and District Law Libraries

Retention of Cancelled Looseleaf Publications

Retention of Official Gazettes